1.17.5.B2: carotenoid ketolase (quinone)

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about carotenoid ketolase (quinone), go to the full flat file.

Reaction

beta-carotene
+
benzoquinone
+
H2O
=
echinenone
+
benzoquinol
+ 2 H+

Synonyms

carotenoid ketolase, CrtO, CrtO ketolase

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.17 Acting on CH or CH2 groups
             1.17.5 With a quinone or similar compound as acceptor
                1.17.5.B2 carotenoid ketolase (quinone)