BCDO2 catalyzes the asymmetric oxidative cleavage of beta-carotene in carotene metabolism.
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Protein Aliases: b,b-carotene-9',10'-dioxygenase; B-diox-II; beta,beta-carotene 9',10'-dioxygenase variant 1; beta,beta-carotene 9',10'-dioxygenase variant 2; beta,beta-carotene 9',10'-dioxygenase variant 3; Beta,beta-carotene 9',10'-oxygenase; beta-carotene 9', 10'-dioxygenase 2; beta-carotene 9',10' oxygenase; beta-carotene 9',10'-dioxygenase 2; Beta-carotene dioxygenase 2; beta-diox-II; carotenoid 9',10' monooxygenase II; carotenoid 9',10' monoxygenase II; carotenoid-9',10'-cleaving dioxygenase; Carotenoid-cleaving dioxygenase, mitochondrial
Gene Aliases: Ab2-079; B-DIOX-II; BCDO2; Bcmo2; BCO2; CMO2
Molecular Function: oxygenase