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Table 3 Experimental strain-specific conversion factors for aerobic or anaerobic growth conditions.

From: The evolution of metabolic networks of E. coli

  Biomass (gDW/L) to OD600 ± SE Viable cells (CFU/ml) to OD600 ± SE Biomass (ng) to Viable cells (CFU)
E. coliStrain Aerobic Anaerobic Aerobic Anaerobic Aerobic Anaerobic
K-12 MG1655 0.415 ± 0.013 0.468 ± 0.015 1.56*109 ± 1.04*108 1.40*109 ± 5.00*107 0.266 0.334
K-12 W3110 0.410 ± 0.018 0.442 ± 0.020 8.86*108 ± 4.94*107 1.15*109 ± 7.35*107 0.463 0.384
EDL933 0.436 ± 0.018 0.543 ± 0.010 2.00*109 ± 4.09*108 3.00*109 ± 1.20*108 0.218 0.181
Sakai 0.376 ± 0.015 0.436 ± 0.007 9.20*108 ± 9.91*107 1.20*109 ± 9.20*107 0.409 0.363
CFT073 0.491 ± 0.019 0.525 ± 0.015 4.20*108 ± 1.54*108 2.10*109 ± 1.60*108 0.223 0.25
UTI89 0.380 ± 0.012 0.469 ± 0.015 1.00*109 ± 6.80*107 3.20*109 ± 3.20*108 0.38 0.147
Salmonella LT2 0.431 ± 0.010 0.459 ± 0.010 8.00*107 ± 4.34*106 5.00*108 ± 3.84*107 0.539 0.51