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Figure 9 | BMC Genomics

Figure 9

From: Bio-crude transcriptomics: Gene discovery and metabolic network reconstruction for the biosynthesis of the terpenome of the hydrocarbon oil-producing green alga, Botryococcus braunii race B (Showa)*

Figure 9

Reconstruction of tetraterpenoid biosynthesis in B. braunii Showa. 42, lycopene; 43, zeaxanthin; 44, violaxanthin; 45, lutein; 46, trans,trans-lycopadiene. CrtI, phytoene desaturase; CrtP, 15-cis- phytoene dehydrogenase; CrtQ, ζ-carotene desaturase; CrtH, prolycopene isomerase; CrtY, lycopene β-cyclase; CrtR, β-carotene 3-hydroxylase; ZEP, zeaxanthin epoxidase; VDE, violaxanthin de-epoxidase; CrtL2, lycopene ε-cyclase; LUT1, carotene ε-monooxygenase, ?, unidentified enzyme(s).

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