2-Propanol degradation by Sulfolobus solfataricus

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Sulfolobus solfataricus used 2-propanol and 2-propanone (acetone) when grown in static cultures at 78 °C with or without glucose at 10 g l−1. The presence of 3.92 g 2-propanol l−1 in both cases inhibited growth. However, acetone accumulation following 2-propanol depletion suggested that 2-propanol was co-metabolized via the acetone metabolic pathway… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1022841016348

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@article{Radianingtyas20032PropanolDB, title={2-Propanol degradation by Sulfolobus solfataricus}, author={Helia Radianingtyas and Phillip C. Wright}, journal={Biotechnology Letters}, year={2003}, volume={25}, pages={579-583} }