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Table 3 iSyn669 Biomass composition.

From: Reconstruction and analysis of genome-scale metabolic model of a photosynthetic bacterium

Metabolite mmole/g DCW Metabolite mmole/g DCW
Amino acids[38]   Deoxyribonucleotides[58]  
Alanine 0.499149 dATP 0.0241506
Arginine 0.28742 dTTP 0.0241506
Aspartate 0.234232 dGTP 0.02172983
Asparagine 0.234232 dCTP 0.02172983
Cysteine 0.088988 Ribonucleotides[1]  
Glutamine 0.255712 AMP 0.14038929
Glutamate 0.255712 UMP 0.14038929
Glycine 0.595297 GMP 0.12374585
Histidine 0.092056 CMP 0.12374585
Isoleucine 0.282306 Lipids[59]  
Leucine 0.437778 16C-lipid 0.20683718
Lysine 0.333448 (9Z)16C-lipid 0.01573412
Methionine 0.149336 18C-lipid 0.00351776
Phenylalanine 0.180021 (9Z)18C-lipid 0.03188596
Proline 0.214798 (9Z,12Z)18C-lipid 0.03568367
Serine 0.209684 (9Z,12Z,15Z)18C-lipid 0.01797109
Threonine 0.246506 (6Z,9Z,12Z)18C-lipid 0.05031906
Tryptophan 0.055234 (6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z)18C-lipid 0.01448179
Tyrosine 0.133993 Antenna chromophores[60]  
Valine 0.411184 Chlorophyll a 0.02728183
Carbohydrates[61] Carotenoids 0.00820225
Glycogen 0.01450617   
  1. Biomass composition description with references where the information was retrieved from. All this building blocks with their respective stoichiometric coefficient is converted into one gram of dry cell weight. Biomass equation is reaction Biomass in Additional files 2 and 4.