Aerobic Growth of Escherichia coli on Substrates Other Than Glucose

  • Gerhard Gottschalk
Part of the Springer Series in Microbiology book series (SSMIC)


Escherichia call is able to grow on carbohydrates other than glucose and on a number of organic acids and amino acids. The additional enzyme systems required for the utilization of some of these substrates will be discussed in this chapter.


Malic Enzyme Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle Aerobic Growth Isocitrate Lyase Hexose Monophosphate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Gottschalk
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  1. 1.Institut für MikrobiologieGeorg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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