Ligand (3S,3'S)-astaxanthin

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Basic Ligand Information

Molecular Structure
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Molecular Formula
BRENDA Name
InChIKey
C38H48O4
(3S,3'S)-astaxanthin
KKCLYPJXGVXVKG-OVQROWKMSA-N

Roles as Enzyme Ligand

In Vivo Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
adonixanthin + 2 reduced acceptor + 2 O2 = (3S,3'S)-astaxanthin + 2 acceptor + 3 H2O
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Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
adonixanthin + 2 reduced acceptor + 2 O2 = (3S,3'S)-astaxanthin + 2 acceptor + 3 H2O
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Inhibitor in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
i.e. 3S,3’S-dihydoxy-beta, beta-carotene-4,4’-dione, active metabolite of some soft drugs, binds to enzyme at or near active site
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Enzyme Kinetic Parameters

References & Links

Links to other databases for (3S,3'S)-astaxanthin

ChEBI
PubChem
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PubChem