ENZYME entry: EC 1.3.99.26

Accepted Name
All-trans-zeta-carotene desaturase.
Alternative Name(s)
2-step phytoene desaturase.
Phytoene desaturase.
Reaction catalysed
All-trans-zeta-carotene + 2 acceptor <=> all-trans-lycopene + 2 reduced acceptor
Comment(s)
This enzyme is involved in carotenoid biosynthesis.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.3.99.26
EC2PDB1.3.99.26
ExplorEnz1.3.99.26
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.3.99.26
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.3.99.26
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.3.99.26
IntEnz1.3.99.26
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 1.3.99.26
MetaCyc1.3.99.26
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q02861, CRTI_MYXXA

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