beta-Carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase

Known as: beta Carotene Cleaving Enzyme, Dioxygenase, Carotene, beta-Carotene 15,15'-Monooxygenase [Chemical/Ingredient] 
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… (More)
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2002
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2002
Beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase (BCO), formerly known as beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase, catalyzes the first step in the… (More)
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2001
2001
Beta,beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase cleaves beta,beta-carotene into two molecules of retinal, and is the key enzyme in the… (More)
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2001
2001
The two objectives of this study were to investigate beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase activity in human tissues and to determine… (More)
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2000
2000
beta,beta-Carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase cleaves beta-carotene into two molecules of retinal and is therefore the key enzyme in beta… (More)
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2000
2000
Beta-carotene-15,15'-dioxygenase is an enzyme responsible for providing vertebrates with vitamin A by catalyzing oxidative… (More)
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2000
2000
We measured retinol levels and beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase activity in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes mellitus to… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE Previous in vitro studies have suggested that beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase is an iron-dependent enzyme. However, in… (More)
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1996
1996
beta-Carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase catalyzes the conversion of beta-carotene into two molecules of retinal. Although this enzyme… (More)
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1994
1994
beta-Carotene-15,15'-dioxygenase (EC 1.13.11.21; beta-carotene dioxygenase) activity in extracts from guinea-pig intestinal… (More)
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1993
1993
Preparations of beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase (EC 1.13.11.21) obtained with or without lutein and dithiothreitol (DTT) as… (More)
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