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Information on EC 1.14.14.158 - carotenoid epsilon hydroxylase

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A heme-thiolate protein (P-450). Also acts on zeinoxanthin to give lutein.
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  • 1.14.14.158
  • lutein
  • elongase
  • xanthophylls
  • light-harvesting
  • chlorophyll
  • p450-type
  • photoprotection
  • photooxidation
  • vlcfas
  • non-heme
  • very-long-chain
  • hydroxylases
  • ripening
  • drought
  • di-iron
The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
carotenoid epsilon-ring hydroxylase, more
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LITERATURE
alpha-carotene + [reduced NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + O2 = alpha-cryptoxanthin + [oxidized NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + H2O
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zeinoxanthin + [reduced NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + O2 = lutein + [oxidized NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + H2O
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