Lycopene and β-carotene could be synthesized in E. coli when C. sakazakii genes crtE, idi, crtI and crtB were expressed with or without crtY, respectively.
figureposted on 2014-01-23, 03:51 authored by Wei Zhang, Xiaoqing Hu, Liqin Wang, Xiaoyuan Wang
A. TLC analysis of carotenoids EC1 and EC2 produced by DH5α/pWSK29-EiIB and DH5α/pWSK29-EiYIB, respectively. B. UV-visible spectra of purified EC1 and EC2. C. HPLC spectra of purified EC1 and EC2.