_EC Neoxanthin synthase. 0 PDB entries  
EC 5.-.-.- Isomerases. [2,271 PDB entries]
EC 5.3.-.- Intramolecular oxidoreductases. [866 PDB entries]
EC 5.3.99.- Other intramolecular oxidoreductases. [52 PDB entries]
EC Neoxanthin synthase. [-]    

Reaction: Violaxanthin = neoxanthin.

Molecule diagrams generated from .mol files obtained from the KEGG ftp site.

Other name(s): Nsy.
Comments: The opening of the epoxide ring of violaxanthin generates a chiral allene. Neoxanthin is a precursor of the plant hormone abscisic acid and the last product of carotenoid synthesis in green plants.
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