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Origin of a key player in methane biosynthesis

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The biosynthesis of a coenzyme in the microbial production of methane has been determined — completing the biosynthetic pathways for the family of compounds that includes chlorophyll, haem and vitamin B12. See Article p.78

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Figure 1: The biosynthetic pathway for coenzyme F430.

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Begley, T. Origin of a key player in methane biosynthesis. Nature 543, 49–50 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature21507

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