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Information on EC 5.3.99.9 - neoxanthin synthase

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     5 Isomerases
         5.3 Intramolecular oxidoreductases
             5.3.99 Other intramolecular oxidoreductases
                5.3.99.9 neoxanthin synthase
IUBMB Comments
The opening of the epoxide ring of violaxanthin generates a chiral allene. Neoxanthin is a precursor of the plant hormone abscisic acid and the last product of carotenoid synthesis in green plants .
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
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neoxanthin synthase, more
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violaxanthin = neoxanthin
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