Plant and Cyanobacteria Carotenoid Biosynthesis

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See also alternative pathway to lycopene in other organisms.

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cyclic carotenoid biosynthesis
phytoene biosynthesis
EC 1.3.5.5 15-cis-phytoene desaturase
EC 1.3.5.6 9,9'-dicis-ζ-carotene desaturase
EC 5.2.1.12 ζ-carotene isomerase
EC 5.2.1.13 prolycopene isomerase