PDBe 1ps1

X-ray diffraction
2.6Å resolution



Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = pentalenene + diphosphate. 
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Pentalenene synthase Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 337 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 38.05 KDa
Source organism: Streptomyces exfoliatus
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: Q55012 (Residues: 1-337; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: penA
Structure domains: Farnesyl Diphosphate Synthase

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: CHESS BEAMLINE A1
Spacegroup: P63
Unit cell:
a: 178.72Å b: 178.72Å c: 56.62Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 120°
R R work R free
0.198 0.198 0.273
Expression system: Escherichia coli