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Table 2 Specific incorporation of proffered glucose into metabolites of S. frugiperda cells grown in SF-900 II medium.

From: Studies of the intermediary metabolism in cultured cells of the insect Spodoptera frugiperda using 13C- or 15N-labelled tracers

Compound Specific incorporation in%
Ribose moiety 40–45
Pyrimidine base 10–15
Purine base < 5
Amino acids  
Alanine 45–50
Glutamate/Glutamine (C-4/C-5) 30
Aspartate/Asparagine 10–15
Others < 5