MetaCyc Compound: all-trans-phytoene

Synonyms: 7,7',8,8',11,11',12,12'-octahydro-ψ,ψ-caro

Superclasses: a lipid an isoprenoid a terpenoid a tetraterpenoid a carotenoid a carotene
a secondary metabolite a terpenoid a tetraterpenoid a carotenoid a carotene

Chemical Formula: C40H64

Molecular Weight: 544.95 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 544.5008020544 Daltons

all-<i>trans</i>-phytoene compound structure


InChI: InChI=1S/C40H64/c1-33(2)19-13-23-37(7)27-17-31-39(9)29-15-25-35(5)21-11-12-22-36(6)26-16-30-40(10)32-18-28-38(8)24-14-20-34(3)4/h11-12,19-22,27-30H,13-18,23-26,31-32H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,35-21+,36-22+,37-27+,38-28+,39-29+,40-30+


Unification Links: CAS:540-04-5 , ChEBI:8191 , ChemSpider:4444344 , HMDB:HMDB02181 , KEGG:C05413 , LIPID MAPS:LMPR01070254 , MetaboLights:MTBLC8191 , PubChem:5280784

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): 887.93176 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
2 geranylgeranyl diphosphate = all-trans-phytoene + 2 diphosphate
prephytoene diphosphate = all-trans-phytoene + diphosphate

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: dehydrosqualene desaturase


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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