Table 1.

Purification of the diapophytoene desaturase fromS.‚ÄČaureus

StepVol (ml)Amt (mg) of:Relative CrtN content (%)Sp act (ng/mg · h)Recovery (%)
ProteinCrtN protein
Cells528828.8100
Membranes5115.65170
Supernatant5162.5618.833.232
Flowthrough5141.8613.323.3
Purified CrtN3.50.0560.05497.23000.7