ENZYME entry: EC 5.2.1.12

Accepted Name
Zeta-carotene isomerase.
Alternative Name(s)
15-cis-zeta-carotene isomerase.
Reaction catalysed
9,15,9'-tri-cis-zeta-carotene <=> 9,9'-di-cis-zeta-carotene
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme catalyzes the cis-trans isomerization of the 15-15' carbon-carbon double bond in 9,15,9'-tricis-zeta-carotene, which is required for biosynthesis of all plant carotenoids.
  • Requires heme b.
Cross-references
BRENDA5.2.1.12
EC2PDB5.2.1.12
ExplorEnz5.2.1.12
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles5.2.1.12
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature5.2.1.12
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature5.2.1.12
IntEnz5.2.1.12
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 5.2.1.12
MetaCyc5.2.1.12
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q9SAC0, ZCIS_ARATH;  B4FHU1, ZCIS_MAIZE;  

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