1.3.8.2: 4,4'-diapophytoene desaturase (4,4'-diapolycopene-forming)

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Reaction

15-cis-4,4'-diapophytoene
+ 4 FAD =
all-trans-4,4'-diapolycopene
+ 4 FADH2

Synonyms

CrtN, CrtQa, dehydrosqualene desaturase

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.3 Acting on the CH-CH group of donors
             1.3.8 With a flavin as acceptor
                1.3.8.2 4,4'-diapophytoene desaturase (4,4'-diapolycopene-forming)