ENZYME entry: EC 2.5.1.99

Accepted Name
All-trans-phytoene synthase.
Alternative Name(s)
15-trans-phytoene synthase.
Geranylgeranyl-diphosphate geranylgeranyltransferase.
Phytoene synthetase.
Prephytoene-diphosphate synthase.
PSase.
Reaction catalysed
2 geranylgeranyl diphosphate <=> all-trans-phytoene + 2 diphosphate
Cofactor(s)
Mn(2+).
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme from the bacterium Pantoea agglomerans (previously known as Erwinia herbicola) produces the all-trans isomer of phytoene.
  • Cf. EC 2.5.1.32.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.5.1.99
EC2PDB2.5.1.99
ExplorEnz2.5.1.99
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.5.1.99
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.5.1.99
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.5.1.99
IntEnz2.5.1.99
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MetaCyc2.5.1.99
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
D5KXJ0, CRTB_ENTAG;  P21683, CRTB_PANAN;  P37269, CRTB_SYNE7;  
P37294, CRTB_SYNY3;  

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