Table 3

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

Biomass (gDW/L) to OD600 ± SE

Viable cells (CFU/ml) to OD600 ± SE

Biomass (ng) to Viable cells (CFU)


E. coli Strain

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


Baumler et al. BMC Systems Biology 2011 5:182   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-5-182

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