EC 1.3.1.97 - Botryococcene synthase

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EC 1.3.1.97

Names

Accepted name:
botryococcene synthase
Other name:
SSL-3 (gene name)
Systematic name:
C30 botryococcene:NADP+ oxidoreductase

Reaction

Comments:

Isolated from the green alga Botryococcus braunii BOT22. Acts in the reverse direction. Involved in the production of botryococcenes, which are triterpenoid hydrocarbons of isoprenoid origin produced in large amount by this alga.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Niehaus, T. D., Okada, S., Devarenne, T. P., Watt, D. S., Sviripa, V., Chappell, J.
    Identification of unique mechanisms for triterpene biosynthesis in Botryococcus braunii.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108: 12260-12265 (2011). [PMID: 21746901]

[EC 1.3.1.97 created 2012]