1.3.5.6: 9,9'-dicis-zeta-carotene desaturase

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Reaction

7,9,9'-tricis-neurosporene
+
a quinone
=
7,9,7',9'-tetracis-lycopene
+
a quinol

Synonyms

CrtI, CrtQa, CrtQb, phytoene desaturase, ZDS, zeta-carotene desaturase

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.3 Acting on the CH-CH group of donors
             1.3.5 With a quinone or related compound as acceptor
                1.3.5.6 9,9'-dicis-zeta-carotene desaturase