beta-carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase

β-car·o·tene 15,15'-di·ox·y·gen·ase

(kar'ō-tēn dī-oks'ē-jen'ās),
An enzyme catalyzing the reaction of β-carotene plus O2, producing two retinals.
Synonym(s): β-carotene-cleavage enzyme, carotenase