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MetaCyc Reaction: [no EC number assigned]

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

Enzymes and Genes:
ζ-carotene desaturase Inferred from experiment : ZDS ( Zea mays )
ζ-carotene desaturase Inferred from experiment : ZDS ( Arabidopsis thaliana col )

Sub-reaction of:
1.3.5.6: 9,9'-di-cis-ζ-carotene + 2 an electron-transfer-related quinone = prolycopene + 2 an electron-transfer-related quinol

In Pathway: trans-lycopene biosynthesis II (plants)

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Summary:
This enzyme is involved in carotenoid biosynthesis in plants and cyanobacteria.

This is one of two reactions catalyzed by 9,9'-dicis-ζ-carotene desaturase.

The overall reaction is

9,9'-di-cis-ζ-carotene + 2 an electron-transfer-related quinone = prolycopene + 2 an electron-transfer-related quinol

Citations: [Albrecht96, Josse00, Breitenbach99, Breitenbach05]

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Credits:
Created 30-Mar-2010 by Caspi R , SRI International


References

Albrecht96: Albrecht M, Linden H, Sandmann G (1996). "Biochemical characterization of purified zeta-carotene desaturase from Anabaena PCC 7120 after expression in Escherichia coli." Eur J Biochem 236(1);115-20. PMID: 8617254

Breitenbach05: Breitenbach J, Sandmann G (2005). "zeta-Carotene cis isomers as products and substrates in the plant poly-cis carotenoid biosynthetic pathway to lycopene." Planta 220(5);785-93. PMID: 15503129

Breitenbach99: Breitenbach J, Kuntz M, Takaichi S, Sandmann G (1999). "Catalytic properties of an expressed and purified higher plant type zeta-carotene desaturase from Capsicum annuum." Eur J Biochem 265(1);376-83. PMID: 10491195

Josse00: Josse EM, Simkin AJ, Gaffe J, Laboure AM, Kuntz M, Carol P (2000). "A plastid terminal oxidase associated with carotenoid desaturation during chromoplast differentiation." Plant Physiol 123(4);1427-36. PMID: 10938359


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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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