EC 4.2.3.130 - Tetraprenyl-β-curcumene synthase

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EC 4.2.3.130

Names

Accepted name:
tetraprenyl-β-curcumene synthase
Other name:
ytpB (gene name)
Systematic name:
all-trans-heptaprenyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, tetraprenyl-β-curcumene-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

Isolated from Bacillus subtilis. This sesquarterpene is present in a number of Bacillus species.

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. Sato, T., Yoshida, S., Hoshino, H., Tanno, M., Nakajima, M., Hoshino, T.
    Sesquarterpenes (C35 terpenes) biosynthesized via the cyclization of a linear C35 isoprenoid by a tetraprenyl-beta-curcumene synthase and a tetraprenyl-beta-curcumene cyclase: identification of a new terpene cyclase.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133: 9734-9737 (2011). [PMID: 21627333]

[EC 4.2.3.130 created 2012]