Britten, Roy J. and McClure, F. T. (1962) The Amino Acid Pool in Escherichia Coli. Bacteriological Reviews, 26 (3). pp. 292-335. ISSN 0005-3678. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120920-104129614
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Bacteria maintain internally synthesized small molecules at high internal concentrations and in addition have the capacity to concentrate many compounds from the environment. Since the majority of these compounds are intermediates in synthesis, they are collectively termed the pool of metabolic intermediates or, simply, the "pool." However, the state of organization and ultimate chemical fate of exogenous compounds concentrated by the cell may be different from those of identical compounds synthesized by the cell.
|Additional Information:||© 1962 Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. In writing this article we have used freely the experiments and concepts of our colleagues at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, especially R. B. Roberts, D. B. Cowie, and E. T. Bolton. They have also liberally given guidance and advice. We are much indebted to the wife (B. H. B.) of one of us for assistance with the typing and editing.|
|Official Citation:||THE AMINO ACID POOL IN ESCHERICHIA COLI Roy J. Britten, F. T. McClure Bacteriol Rev. 1962 September; 26(3): 292–335. PMCID:PMC441154|
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