BCO2 gene

Known as: BETA-CAROTENE DIOXYGENASE 2, BETA-CAROTENE 9-PRIME,10-PRIME MONOOXYGENASE, BETA-DIOX-II 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2005-2017
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2016
2016
Provitamin A carotenoids are oxidatively cleaved by β-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase (BCO1) at the central 15-15' double bond to… (More)
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2015
2015
The carcasses of yellow-fat rabbits may be attractive to modern consumers, because they have a relatively high content of… (More)
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2014
2014
The macula of the primate retina uniquely concentrates high amounts of the xanthophyll carotenoids lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso… (More)
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2013
2013
Mammalian genomes encode two provitamin A-converting enzymes as follows: the β-carotene-15,15'-oxygenase (BCO1) and the… (More)
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2012
2012
Carotenoids and their metabolites are widespread and exert key biological functions in living organisms. In vertebrates, the… (More)
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2011
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2011
Carotenoids are the precursors for vitamin A and are proposed to prevent oxidative damage to cells. Mammalian genomes encode a… (More)
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2011
2011
Synthetic 9-cis-stereoisomers of vitamin A (all-trans-retinol) are especially promising agents for the fight against blinding… (More)
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2009
2009
Sheep carcasses with yellow fat are sporadically observed at Norwegian slaughter houses. This phenomenon is known to be inherited… (More)
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2008
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2008
Yellow skin is an abundant phenotype among domestic chickens and is caused by a recessive allele (W*Y) that allows deposition of… (More)
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2005
2005
The symmetrically cleaving beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase (BCO1) catalyzes the first step in the conversion of provitamin A… (More)
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