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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2013-09-27 14:34 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2014-08-08 16:04 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2014-08-08 16:04 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Phytoene Synthase gene
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Narcissus pseudonarcissus - Wild daffodil, Lent lily, Daffodil, NARPS
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Phytoene Synthase
Biological function
Phytoene Synthase is a transferase enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of carotenoids. It catalyzes the conversion of geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate to phytoene.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology