phytoene biosynthetic process

Known as: phytoene synthesis, phytoene anabolism, phytoene biosynthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of phytoene. [GOC:TermGenie, GOC:yaf, UniPathway:UPA00799]
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2005
2005
Phylogenetic analysis of carotenoid biosynthetic pathway genes and their evolutionary rate variations were studied among… (More)
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1999
1999
The biosynthesis of the aromatic carotene isorenieratene is restricted to green photosynthetic bacteria and a few actinomycetes… (More)
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1999
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1999
The red heterobasidiomycetous yeast Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous (perfect state of Phaffia rhodozyma) contains a novel type of… (More)
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1996
1996
Carotenoid biosynthesis in wild type Mucor circinelloides has been investigated and the biochemical characterisation of the MS1… (More)
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1994
1994
Full length and truncated cDNA expression constructs of the phytoene synthase (psy) gene from tomato have been ligated into a… (More)
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1992
1992
The role of carotenoid genes crtB and crtE has been functionally assigned. These genes were cloned from Erwinia into Escherichia… (More)
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1992
1992
John Ray 1, Philippe Moureau 1,4, Colin Bird 1, Alison Bird l, Don Grierson 2, Martin Maunders 2, 5, Mark Truesdale 3, Peter… (More)
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1982
1982
Capsicum chromoplasts incubated with isopentenyl diphosphate actively synthesize carotenoids. The enzymes involved in these… (More)
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1969
1969
The incorporation of [2-(14)C,(5R)-5-(3)H(1)]MVA* and [2-(14)C,5-(3)H(2)]MVA into geranylgeraniol and phytoene by a preparation… (More)
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