Table 3

Capitalizing on common aspects of metabolism: reuse of scenarios

Category

Subsystems

Scenarios

S. aureusa

E. colia

H. pyloria

L. lactisa


Amino Acids

23

34

34

25

10

15

Carbohydrates

15

39

36

35

6

23

Cell Wall

3

8

8

6

4

7

Lipids

3

9

9

9

2

1

Nitrogen Metabolism

1

1

1

1

0

0

Nucleotide Metabolism

6

22

22

21

14

19

One Carbon

2

5

5

3

1

3

Redox

5

3

3

3

1

1

Sulfur

1

1

1

1

0

0

Vitamins and Cofactors

6

11

9

7

1

5


Totals

65

133

128

111

40

74


a. Numbers represent scenarios implemented by the organism-specific reaction network in each category of metabolism.

DeJongh et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2007 8:139   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-8-139

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