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Table 1 Performance comparisons

From: Enumerating metabolic pathways for the production of heterologous target chemicals in chassis organisms

  Code Run time per output [s] Memory use [kB]
Size of input S [n × m] FindPath 3.1 × 10-2 - 1.1 × 10-9x 4.2 × 10+1 + 1.5 × 10-2x
  efmtool 1.6 × 10-1 + 6.7 × 10-9x 2.0 × 10+5 + 9.6 × 10-2x
  ExPA 4.2 × 10-1 + 1.6 × 10-7x 3.3 × 10+3 + 1.1 × 10-5x
Size of output [no. of pathways] FindPath 3.2 × 10-2 - 4.0 × 10-5x -1.6 × 10+1 + 5.4 × 10+1x
  efmtool 1.5 × 10-1 + 2.3 × 10-4x 1.0 × 10+5 + 3.3 × 10+4x
  ExPA 2.5 × 10-1 + 5.7 × 10-3x 3.2 × 10+3 + 3.9 × 10+0x
  1. Performance of the codes FindPath, efmtool and Expa in terms of run time per output and memory use in function of size of input stoichiometric matrix S and size of output (number of pathways).