Ligand canthaxanthin

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Basic Ligand Information

Molecular Structure
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Molecular Formula
BRENDA Name
InChIKey
C40H52O2
canthaxanthin
FDSDTBUPSURDBL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Roles as Enzyme Ligand

In Vivo Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
canthaxanthin + 2 reduced ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + H+ + O2 = phoenicoxanthin + 2 oxidized ferredoxin [iron-sulfur] cluster + H2O
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In Vivo Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (2 results)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
beta-carotene + 2-oxoglutarate + O2 + H2O = canthaxanthin + succinate + CO2 + 4 H+
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echinenone + 2 reduced acceptor + 2 O2 = canthaxanthin + 2 acceptor + 3 H2O
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Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (6 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
canthaxanthin + O2 = ?
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canthaxanthin + O2 = ?
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canthaxanthin + O2 = ?
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Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (8 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
4,4'-dihydroxy-beta-carotene + benzoquinone = canthaxanthin + benzoquinol
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beta-carotene + 2 O2 = canthaxanthin + 2 H2O
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Inhibitor in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
mixed inhibition
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Enzyme Kinetic Parameters

Ki Value (1 result)

EC NUMBER
KI VALUE [MM]
KI VALUE MAXIMUM [MM]
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
0.0016
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References & Links

Links to other databases for canthaxanthin

ChEBI
PubChem
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PubChem