Can E.coli metabolize lactic acid?

Trond Erik Vee Aune trondaun at biotech.REMOVETHISBEFOREREPLYING.ntnu.no
Wed Jan 5 09:17:56 EST 2005


Hi again,

It turns out E.coli can metabolize lactic acid, so my question now is:
Does there exist a membrane permeable weak acid that is not metabolized 
  by E.coli (DH5alpha)?

Thanks for your help,
Trond Erik

Trond Erik Vee Aune wrote:

> Hi there,
> 
> Can E.coli DH5alpha metabolize lactic acid?
> 
> Trond Erik
> 

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