KEGG   ORTHOLOGY: K25074
Entry
K25074                      KO                                     

Symbol
crtU
Name
carotenoid chi-ring synthase [EC:1.3.99.40]
Pathway
map00906  Carotenoid biosynthesis
map01110  Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Brite
KEGG Orthology (KO) [BR:ko00001]
 09100 Metabolism
  09109 Metabolism of terpenoids and polyketides
   00906 Carotenoid biosynthesis
    K25074  crtU; carotenoid chi-ring synthase
Enzymes [BR:ko01000]
 1. Oxidoreductases
  1.3  Acting on the CH-CH group of donors
   1.3.99  With unknown physiological acceptors
    1.3.99.40  carotenoid chi-ring synthase
     K25074  crtU; carotenoid chi-ring synthase
Other DBs
RN: R07849
COG: COG3349
Genes
MPUR: MARPU_13345
TSY: THSYN_31050
THIP: N838_26820
Reference
  Authors
Vogl K, Bryant DA.
  Title
Elucidation of the biosynthetic pathway for Okenone in Thiodictyon sp. CAD16 leads to the discovery of two novel carotene ketolases.
  Journal
J Biol Chem 286:38521-32 (2011)
DOI:10.1074/jbc.M111.280131
  Sequence
Reference
  Authors
Vogl K, Bryant DA
  Title
Biosynthesis of the biomarker okenone: chi-ring formation.
  Journal
Geobiology 10:205-15 (2012)
DOI:10.1111/j.1472-4669.2011.00297.x
  Sequence

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