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MetaCyc Compound: all-trans-ζ-carotene

Superclasses: a lipid an isoprenoid a terpenoid a tetraterpenoid a carotenoid a carotene
a secondary metabolite a terpenoid a tetraterpenoid a carotenoid a carotene

Chemical Formula: C40H60

Molecular Weight: 540.91 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 540.469501926 Daltons

<i>all-trans</i>-ζ-carotene compound structure

SMILES: CC(=CCCC(=CCCC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC=C(C=CC=C(CCC=C(CCC=C(C)C)C)C)C)C)C)C)C

InChI: InChI=1S/C40H60/c1-33(2)19-13-23-37(7)27-17-31-39(9)29-15-25-35(5)21-11-12-22-36(6)26-16-30-40(10)32-18-28-38(8)24-14-20-34(3)4/h11-12,15-16,19-22,25-30H,13-14,17-18,23-24,31-32H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,25-15+,26-16+,35-21+,36-22+,37-27+,38-28+,39-29+,40-30+

InChIKey: InChIKey=BIWLELKAFXRPDE-WTXAYMOSSA-N

Unification Links: ChEBI:28068 , ChemSpider:4444346 , KEGG:C05430 , LIPID MAPS:LMPR01070256 , MetaboLights:MTBLC28068 , PubChem:5280788

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): 872.2872 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Reactions known to consume the compound:

neurosporene biosynthesis :
all-trans-ζ-carotene + an unknown oxidized electron acceptor → all-trans neurosporene + an unknown reduced electron acceptor

Reactions known to produce the compound:

neurosporene biosynthesis :
all-trans phytofluene + an unknown oxidized electron acceptor → all-trans-ζ-carotene + an unknown reduced electron acceptor

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
15-cis-phytoene + 2 an unknown oxidized electron acceptor = all-trans-ζ-carotene + 2 an unknown reduced electron acceptor
all-trans-ζ-carotene + 2 an unknown oxidized electron acceptor = all-trans-lycopene + 2 an unknown reduced electron acceptor

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: dehydrosqualene desaturase


References

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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