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Information on EC 1.3.99.40 - carotenoid chi-ring synthase

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The enzyme, found in purple sulfur bacteria (Chromatiaceae) and some cyanobacteria, is involved in the biosynthesis of carotenoids that contain chi-type end groups, such as okenone, renierapurpurin, and synechoxanthin.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
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crtU, cruE, more
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LITERATURE
carotenoid beta-end group + 2 acceptor = carotenoid chi-end group + 2 reduced acceptor
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