EC 1.14.13.77 - Taxane 13α-hydroxylase

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EC 1.14.13.77

Names

Accepted name:
taxane 13α-hydroxylase
Systematic name:
taxa-4(20),11-dien-5α-ol,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (13α-hydroxylating)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

This cytochrome-P450-dependent enzyme is involved in the biosynthesis of the diterpenoid antineoplastic drug taxol (paclitaxel).

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00081
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050598
CAS Registry Number: 399030-58-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Wheeler, A.L., Long, R.M., Ketchum, R.E., Rithner, C.D., Williams, R.M. and Croteau, R.
    Taxol biosynthesis: differential transformations of taxadien-5α-ol and its acetate ester by cytochrome P450 hydroxylases from Taxus suspension cells.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 390: 265-278 (2001). [PMID: 11396929]
  2. Jennewein, S., Rithner, C.D., Williams, R.M. and Croteau, R.B.
    Taxol biosynthesis: taxane 13α-hydroxylase is a cytochrome P450-dependent monooxygenase.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98: 13595-13600 (2001). [PMID: 11707604]

[EC 1.14.13.77 created 2002]