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Figure 3

From: Genetically engineered biosynthetic pathways for nonnatural C60 carotenoids using C5-elongases and C50-cyclases in Escherichia coli

Figure 3

Lycopene elongases and C50 cyclases function in the C50-to-C60 pathway. (ag) HPLC chromatogram of carotenoid extracts from E. coli cells expressing genes for C50-phytoene production with indicated genes. The indicated peak numbers correspond with those in Fig. 1. Peaks labelled with asterisks correspond to unidentified non-carotenoid compounds. (h) Absorbance spectra of the indicated peaks.

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