Zeta-carotene isomerase

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Zeta-carotene isomerase
Identifiers
EC number 5.2.1.12
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Zeta-carotene isomerase (EC 5.2.1.12, Z-ISO, 15-cis-zeta-carotene isomerase) is an enzyme with systematic name 9,15,9'-tricis-zeta-carotene cis-trans-isomerase.[1][2] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

9,15,9'-tricis-zeta-carotene 9,9'-dicis-zeta-carotene

This enzyme is involved in carotenoid biosynthesis.

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