TABLE 2

Crude biomass composition and growth sensitivity of iJC568a

ComponentComposition (% of total DW)Ψ (% of total)
DNA1.2<1
RNA4.72
Protein58.141
Lipid11.535
Pigments3.85
Cell wall5.05
Carbohydrate2.97
Free nucleic acids<0.1<1
Free amino acids2.1<1
BioPool2.93
Minerals and trace metals2.4<1
  • a DW, ash-free dry weight; Ψ, growth sensitivity.