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ENZYME entry: EC 1.3.99.40

Accepted Name
Carotenoid chi-ring synthase.
Reaction catalysed
Carotenoid beta-end group + 2 acceptor <=> carotenoid chi-end group + 2 reduced acceptor
Comment(s)
The enzyme, found in purple sulfur bacteria (Chromatiaceae) and some cyanobacteria, is involved in the biosynthesis of carotenoids that contain chi-type end groups, such as okenone, renierapurpurin, and synechoxanthin.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.3.99.40
EC2PDB1.3.99.40
ExplorEnz1.3.99.40
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.3.99.40
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.3.99.40
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.3.99.40
IntEnz1.3.99.40
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MetaCyc1.3.99.40

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