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Figure 17 | Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling

Figure 17

From: The allosteric modulation of lipases and its possible biological relevance

Figure 17

Possible formation of organisms upon endosymbiosis; a: An organism originating from symbiosis of an organism containing type-2 lipases and a cogenerous one is fungus-like; b: As the former exosymbiot used type-1 lipases to hydrolyze nutritional fat, an animal-like organism results.; c: If the animal-like organism does not need nutritional fat, since it can produce metabolic energy by photosynthesis, it can assemble a cell wall and becomes plant-like.

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