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Fig. 9 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fig. 9

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

Fig. 9

The metabolic model of the chromatophore (iCV265) is specially adapted to produce higher rates of reduced-carbon under phosphate and growth restrictions in comparison with Synechococcus sp. WH 5701 (iCV498). a Hexose export rate in the free-living model iCV498. b Hexose export rate in the chromatophore model iCV265. Y axis, growth rate restriction. X axis, phosphate uptake restriction. Z axis, potential rate of hexose exported. Colors in axis Z are only for drawing purposes and do not represent an extra variable

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