1.3.99.29: phytoene desaturase (zeta-carotene-forming)

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Reaction

15-cis-phytoene
+ 2 acceptor =
all-trans-zeta-carotene
+ 2 reduced acceptor

Synonyms

4-step phytoene desaturase, bacterial-type phytoene desaturase, crtI-type phytoene desaturase, Crtla, glr0867, PDS, phytoene desaturase

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.3 Acting on the CH-CH group of donors
             1.3.99 With unknown physiological acceptors
                1.3.99.29 phytoene desaturase (zeta-carotene-forming)