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A multimodal imaging approach for interrogating energy-conversion pathways in biohybrids

A multimodal imaging approach is developed to interrogate microorganism–semiconductor biohybrids at the single-cell and single-molecule level for light-driven CO2 fixation. Application to lithoautotrophic bacterium Ralstonia eutropha biohybrids reveals the roles of two hydrogenases in electron transport and bioplastic formation, the magnitude of semiconductor-to-single-cell electron transport and the associated pathways.

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Fig. 1: Single-cell multimodal imaging strategy for biohybrids.

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A multimodal imaging approach for interrogating energy-conversion pathways in biohybrids. Nat. Chem. 15, 1336–1337 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-023-01286-y

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