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Table 1 Comparison of the DEGs of carotenogenesis in C. zofingiensis and H. pluvialis under various conditions

From: Time-resolved carotenoid profiling and transcriptomic analysis reveal mechanism of carotenogenesis for astaxanthin synthesis in the oleaginous green alga Chromochloris zofingiensis

 MEPMVAIPP/DMAPP to primary carotenoidsβ-carotenoid to astaxanthinReferencesa
C. zofingiensis
 Nitrogen deprivationUp: MCS
Down: DXR
Up: AACT, HCS
Down: no
Up: LCYb
Down: PDS, ZDS, LCYe, CYP97A, CYP97C, VDE
Up: CHYb, BKT1, BKT2, AAT
Down: no
This study
 High lightUp: no
Down: no
Up: no
Down: no
Up: no
Down: ZDS, LCYe
Up: BKT1, BKT2, AAT
Down: no
[26]
 Glucose inductionUp: DXS, HDR
Down: CMK
Up: IPPI
Down: AACT
Up: LCYb
Down: PDS, ZISO, CRTISO, LCYe, CYP97A, CYP97C, ZEP, VDE, NXS
Up: CHYb, BKT1
Down: BKT2
[28]
H. pluvialis
 High lightUp: DXS, DXR, HDS, HDR
Down: no
Up: HCS
Down: no
Up: GGPPS, PSY, PDS, ZDS, LCYb
Down: no
Up: CHYb, BKT
Down: no
[36]
 High light plus nitrogen deprivationUp: DXS, DXR, MCT, HDS, HDR
Down: no
Up: no
Down: no
Up: GGPPS, PSY, PDS, ZDS, LCYb
Down: LCYe, CYP97C
Up: CHYb, BKT
Down: no
[37]
  1. aThe DEGs were retrieved from RNA-seq data of the references. Note that there is only one time-point RNA-seq data for Gwak et al. [36], but many carotenogenic genes were verified by qPCR in a time-resolved manner