EC 4.2.3.142 - 7-epizingiberene synthase [(2Z,6Z)-farnesyl diphosphate cyclizing]

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.2.3.142

Names

Accepted name:
7-epizingiberene synthase [(2Z,6Z)-farnesyl diphosphate cyclizing]
Other name:
ShZIS (gene name)
Systematic name:
(2Z,6Z)-farnesyl-diphosphate lyase (cyclizing; 7-epizingiberene-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

Isolated from the plant Solanum habrochaites. 7-epizingiberene is a whitefly repellant.

Links to other databases

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

References

  1. Bleeker, P. M., Mirabella, R., Diergaarde, P. J., Vandoorn, A., Tissier, A., Kant, M. R., Prins, M., de Vos, M., Haring, M. A., Schuurink, R. C.
    Improved herbivore resistance in cultivated tomato with the sesquiterpene biosynthetic pathway from a wild relative.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109: 20124-20129 (2012). [PMID: 23169639]

[EC 4.2.3.142 created 2013]