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beta-Carotene 15,15'-Monooxygenase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
beta-Carotene 15,15'-Monooxygenase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.690.708.392.312
Unique ID
D050559
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050559
Scope Note
A monooxygenase that catalyzes the conversion of BETA-CAROTENE into two molecules of RETINAL. It was formerly characterized as EC 1.13.11.21 and EC 1.18.3.1.
Entry Term(s)
Carotene Dioxygenase
beta, beta-Carotene-15,15'-Dioxygenase
beta, beta-Carotene-15,15'-Monooxygenase
beta-Carotene 15,15'-Dioxygenase
beta-Carotene Cleaving Enzyme
Registry Number
EC 1.14.99.36
Public MeSH Note
2006; BETA-CAROTENE 15,15'-MONOOXYGENASE was indexed under OXYGENASES 1969-2005
History Note
2006(1980); use OXYGENASES 1969-1979
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
beta-Carotene 15,15'-Monooxygenase Preferred
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