carotene biosynthetic process

Known as: carotene anabolism, carotene synthesis, carotene biosynthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenes, hydrocarbon carotenoids. [GOC:go_curators]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The increased synthesis of building blocks of IPP (isopentenyl diphosphate) and DMAPP (dimethylallyl diphosphate) through… (More)
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2003
2003
We use asexual development of Neurospora crassa as a model system with which to determine the causes of cell differentiation. Air… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
To obtain a functioning provitamin A (beta-carotene) biosynthetic pathway in rice endosperm, we introduced in a single, combined… (More)
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2002
2002
Carotenoids contribute to energy transduction in the light harvesting complexes and serve in protection from excess light fluence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Previous complementation and mapping of mutations that change the usual yellow color of the Zygomycete Phycomyces blakesleeanus… (More)
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1998
1998
The carotenoid composition was investigated during enhanced D1 protein turnover in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii exposed to high… (More)
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1993
1993
Among the enzymes involved in carotenoid biosynthesis, phytoene desaturase is considered to be a rate-limiting enzyme in this… (More)
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1991
1991
Dunaliella bardawil, a unicellular green alga that can be induced to accumulate massive amounts of beta-carotene, is particularly… (More)
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1988
1988
Dunaliella bardawil, a halotolerant green alga, was previously shown to accumulate high concentrations of beta-carotene when… (More)
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1976
1976
Threeindependent mutations of Phycomyces blakesleeanus resulting in overaccumulation of β-carotene are recessive and belong to… (More)
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