KEGG   REACTION: R00032Help
Entry
R00032                      Reaction                               

Name
beta-carotene:oxygen 15,15'-oxidoreductase (bond-cleaving)
Definition
beta-Carotene + Oxygen <=> 2 Retinal
Equation
RPair
C00376_C02094 main [RC:RC00912]
Enzyme
Pathway
Retinol metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Orthology
K00515  
beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase [EC:1.13.11.63]

KEGG   REACTION: R10083Help
Entry
R10083                      Reaction                               

Definition
beta-Carotene + Oxygen + Reduced acceptor <=> beta-Carotene-15,15'-epoxide + H2O + Acceptor
Equation
Comment
first step of three-step reaction (see R00032, R10083+R10084+R10085)
RPair
C00001_C00007 cofac

KEGG   REACTION: R10084Help
Entry
R10084                      Reaction                               

Definition
beta-Carotene-15,15'-epoxide + H2O <=> 15,15'-Dihydroxy-beta-carotene
Equation
Comment
second step of three-step reaction (see R00032, R10083+R10084+R10085)

KEGG   REACTION: R10085Help
Entry
R10085                      Reaction                               

Definition
15,15'-Dihydroxy-beta-carotene + Acceptor <=> 2 Retinal + Reduced acceptor
Equation
Comment
last step of three-step reaction (see R00032, R10083+R10084+R10085)

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