1.3.5.B4: beta-carotene monoketolase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about beta-carotene monoketolase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

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

Synonyms

beta-carotene 4-monoketolase, beta-carotene ketolase, bkt, bkt1, CrtO, CrtW, CrtW148

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.B4 beta-carotene monoketolase