The carotenoids of Myxococcus fulvus (Myxobacterales)

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1. The carotenoids of Myxococcus fulvus strain Mx f2 were analyzed. The carotenoid content of cultures growing logarithmically in the dark was found to be about 0.003% of the dry weight of acetone extracted cells. This value rose to 0.03% in logarithmically growing cultures in light, and to 0.06% in illuminated late log-phase cultures grown in a fermenter… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00408532

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