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Table 2 Effects of the fatty-acid desaturase SSI2 on free fatty-acid compositions

From: Production of free monounsaturated fatty acids by metabolically engineered Escherichia coli

Strains OD600 Free fatty acids (mg/L)
16:1 16:0 18:1 Total UFA:SFA
BL21/pA-AtFatA 3.27 ± 0.40 10.7 ± 2.6 7.7 ± 1.5 5.0 ± 1.1 23.4 ± 4.6 2.0:1
BL21/pE-AtFatAssi2 2.95 ± 0.31 10.6 ± 2.2 5.0 ± 0.9 6.2 ± 1.0 21.8 ± 3.4 3.4:1
  1. OD, optical density; UFA, unsaturated fatty acids; SFA, saturated fatty acids. The values represent mean ± SD.