KEGG   REACTION: R08825
Entry
R08825                      Reaction                               

Definition
L-Tyrosine + Betalamic acid <=> Portulacaxanthin II + H2O
Equation
Comment
spontaneous
Reaction class
RC02352  C00082_C08565
RC02353  C08538_C08565
Pathway
rn00965  Betalain biosynthesis
rn01110  Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Reference
1  [PMID:15805475]
  Authors
Gandia-Herrero F, Escribano J, Garcia-Carmona F
  Title
Betaxanthins as substrates for tyrosinase. An approach to the role of tyrosinase in the biosynthetic pathway of betalains.
  Journal
Plant Physiol 138:421-32 (2005)
DOI:10.1104/pp.104.057992

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