HMM Summary Page: TIGR02732

Function9,9'-di-cis-zeta-carotene desaturase
Gene Symbolzds
Trusted Cutoff622.15
Domain Trusted Cutoff622.15
Noise Cutoff344.15
Domain Noise Cutoff344.15
Isology Typeequivalog
EC Number1.3.5.6
HMM Length474
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateDec 12 2005 2:21PM
Last ModifiedDec 12 2011 8:59PM
CommentCarotene 7,8-desaturase, also called zeta-carotene desaturase, catalyzes multiple steps in the pathway from geranylgeranyl-PP to all-trans-lycopene in plants and cyanobacteria. A similar enzyme and pathway is found in the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium tepidum.
Genome PropertyGenProp0758: lycopene biosynthesis from IPP (HMM)