EC 2.5.1.102 - Geranylpyrophosphate—olivetolic acid geranyltransferase

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EC 2.5.1.102

Names

Accepted name:
geranylpyrophosphate—olivetolic acid geranyltransferase
Other name:
GOT
Systematic name:
geranyl-diphosphate:olivetolate geranyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

Part of the cannabinoids biosynthetic pathway of the plant Cannabis sativa. The enzyme can also use neryl diphosphate as substrate, forming cannabinerolate.

Links to other databases

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

References

  1. Fellermeier, M., Zenk, M. H.
    Prenylation of olivetolate by a hemp transferase yields cannabigerolic acid, the precursor of tetrahydrocannabinol.
    FEBS Lett. 427: 283-285 (1998). [PMID: 9607329]

[EC 2.5.1.102 created 2012]