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Table 1 PLA-like polymer production in engineered C. glutamicum a

From: Improved production of poly(lactic acid)-like polyester based on metabolite analysis to address the rate-limiting step

Relevant genes Cell dry weight (g/L) Polymer content (wt%)
None (wild-type control) 11.4 ± 1.7 NDb
phaC1STQK, pct, ldhA 10.7 ± 2.0 0.27 ± 0.01
ephaC1STQK, pct, ldhA 9.3 ± 0.5 1.19 ± 0.01
  1. aCells were grown on 2 mL MMTG medium containing glucose for 72 h at 30°C. The data is the average of triplicate samples along with the standard deviation. bND: not detected.