1.3.99.31: phytoene desaturase (lycopene-forming)

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about phytoene desaturase (lycopene-forming), go to the full flat file.

Reaction

15-cis-phytoene
+ 4 acceptor =
all-trans-lycopene
+ 4 reduced acceptor

Synonyms

CrtI, crtI-type phytoene desaturase, phytoene desaturase

ECTree

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