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
C50-carotenoid biosynthesis
phytoene biosynthesis
EC 15-cis-phytoene desaturase
EC 9,9'-dicis-ζ-carotene desaturase
EC ζ-carotene isomerase
EC prolycopene isomerase