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Vol. 13 No. 2, Issue of March 15, 2010
 


Table 1. Percent degradation and accumulation of intermediates by IBPse 105 and IBPse 105-303 cells grown for 24 hrs on citronellol, citronellal and citronellyl acetate.



IBPse 105

IBpse105-Mut 303

Carbon source

%
degradationa

%
intermediatesb

%
degradation

%
intermediates

Citronellol

62.3 ± 4.1

19.6 ± 2.2

0.0 ± 0.0

0.1 ± 0.3

Citronellal

72.1 ± 2.7

7.8 ± 1.8

70.4 ± 3.2

9.2 ± 3.6

Citronellyl acetate

78.7 ± 3.4

9.4 ± 2.6

78.0 ± 1.1

97.1 ± 4.7*

a % reduction of the carbon source peak area; b % of the peak area of the intermediates over the total area.
* In the case of citronellyc acid, citronellol was considered as intermediate.


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