_EC 1.3.5.6 9,9'-di-cis-zeta-carotene desaturase. 0 PDB entries  
EC 1.-.-.- Oxidoreductases. [8,663 PDB entries]
EC 1.3.-.- Acting on the CH-CH group of donors. [662 PDB entries]
EC 1.3.5.- With a quinone or related compound as acceptor. [135 PDB entries]
EC 1.3.5.6 9,9'-di-cis-zeta-carotene desaturase. [-]    

Reaction: 9,9'-di-cis-zeta-carotene + 2 quinone = 7,9,7',9'-tetra-cis-lycopene + 2 quinol.
 


9,9'-di-cis-zeta-carotene
+ 2 × quinone
=
7,9,7',9'-tetra-cis-lycopene
+ 2 × quinol
Molecule diagrams generated from .mol files obtained from the KEGG ftp site.

Other name(s): Zds. Zeta-carotene desaturase.
Comments: This enzyme is involved in carotenoid biosynthesis in plants and cyanobacteria. Formerly Ec 1.14.99.30.
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There are no PDB entries in enzyme class E.C.1.3.5.6