Basic and applied uses of genome-scale metabolic network reconstructions of Escherichia coli

@article{McCloskey2013BasicAA,
  title={Basic and applied uses of genome-scale metabolic network reconstructions of Escherichia coli},
  author={Douglas McCloskey and Bernhard O. Palsson and Adam M. Feist},
  journal={Molecular Systems Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={9},
  pages={661 - 661}
}
The genome‐scale model (GEM) of metabolism in the bacterium Escherichia coli K‐12 has been in development for over a decade and is now in wide use. GEM‐enabled studies of E. coli have been primarily focused on six applications: (1) metabolic engineering, (2) model‐driven discovery, (3) prediction of cellular phenotypes, (4) analysis of biological network properties, (5) studies of evolutionary processes, and (6) models of interspecies interactions. In this review, we provide an overview of… 
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