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Fig. 2 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fig. 2

From: Natural selection drove metabolic specialization of the chromatophore in Paulinella chromatophora

Fig. 2

Nutrients uptake simulation in the chromatophore model (iCV265). Metabolites that cannot be produced by the chromatophore (with respect to the free-living model, iCV498) include: amino acids (Met = L-Methionine, Trp = L-Tryptophan, Arg = L-Arginine, Glu = L-Glutamate, Hom = L-Homoserine), cofactors (NAD = Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, Adocbl = Adenosylcobalamin, CoA = Coenzyme A), vitamins (Ribflv = Riboflavin) and others (AICAR =1-(5′-Phosphoribosyl)-5-amino-4-imidazolecarboxamide, SucCoA = Succinyl-CoA, LipidADs = Lipid A Disaccharide, DAHP =2-Dehydro-3-deoxy-D-arabino-heptonate 7-phosphate)

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