KEGG   REACTION: R06960
Entry
R06960                      Reaction                               
Name
carotenoid psi-end group lyase (decyclizing)
Definition
all-trans-Neurosporene <=> alpha-Zeacarotene
Equation
Comment
lycopene epsilon cyclase
Reaction class
RC01612  C05431_C14146
Enzyme
Orthology
K06444  lycopene epsilon-cyclase [EC:5.5.1.18]
Reference
1  [PMID:8837512]
  Authors
Cunningham FX Jr, Pogson B, Sun Z, McDonald KA, DellaPenna D, Gantt E.
  Title
Functional analysis of the beta and epsilon lycopene cyclase enzymes of Arabidopsis reveals a mechanism for control of cyclic carotenoid formation.
  Journal
Plant Cell 8:1613-26 (1996)
DOI:10.1105/tpc.8.9.1613
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