beta (beta)-carotene 15

(redirected from 15'-dioxygenase)

be·ta (β)-car·o·tene 15, 15'-di·ox·y·gen·ase

(bā'tă-kar'ŏ-tēn dī-oks'i-jĕn-ās)
An enzyme catalyzing the reaction of β-carotene plus O2 producing two retinals.
Synonym(s): beta (β)-carotene-cleavage enzyme.