Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 : sll1468

ORF IDsll1468
Gene namecrtR, bhy
Definitionbeta-carotene hydroxylase
Positioncomplement(981691..982629)    
Length312 aa
939 bp   +upstreambp   +downstreambp
CyanoBasesll1468 bhy beta-carotene hydroxylase
UniProtP73428 B-carotene hydroxylase.
KOK02294 crtR; beta-carotene hydroxylase [EC:1.14.13.-]
Pfam / Prositepf:FA_desaturase
pf:FA_hydroxylase
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CommentThis gene product is significantly similar to fatty acid desaturase, but it is beta-carotene hydroxylase rather than fatty acid desaturase.
Remark
Mutant
Category
Carotenoid biosynthesis
Reference
1. Masamoto K, Misawa N, Kaneko T, Kikuno R, Toh H (1998) Beta-carotene hydroxylase gene from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp.PCC6803. Plant Cell Physiol 39:560-4 [PMID:9664719]
2. Lagarde D, Vermaas W (1999) The zeaxanthin biosynthesis enzyme beta-carotene hydroxylase is involved in myxoxanthophyll synthesis in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. FEBS Lett 454:247-51. [PMID:10431816]
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