EC 1.13.11.70 - all-trans-10'-apo-β-carotenal 13,14-cleaving dioxygenase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 1.13.11.70

Names

Accepted name:
all-trans-10'-apo-β-carotenal 13,14-cleaving dioxygenase
Other names:
CCD8 (gene name)
MAX4 (gene name)
NCED8 (gene name)
carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase 8
Systematic name:
all-trans-10'-apo-β-carotenal:O2 oxidoreductase (13,14-cleaving)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

Requires Fe2+. The enzyme from the plant Arabidopsis thaliana also catalyses EC 1.13.11.69, carlactone synthase, 10-fold faster.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0102251
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Schwartz, S. H., Qin, X., Loewen, M. C.
    The biochemical characterization of two carotenoid cleavage enzymes from Arabidopsis indicates that a carotenoid-derived compound inhibits lateral branching.
    J. Biol. Chem. 279: 46940-46945 (2004). [PMID: 15342640]

[EC 1.13.11.70 created 2012]