EC - Elisabethatriene synthase

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Accepted name:
elisabethatriene synthase
Other name:
elisabethatriene cyclase
Systematic name:
geranylgeranyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (elisabethatriene-forming)




Requires Mg2+ or less efficiently Mn2+. The enzyme is also able to use farnesyl diphosphate and geranyl diphosphate.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
CAS Registry Number: 334022-59-2


  1. Kohl, A.C. and Kerr, R.G.
    Identification and characterization of the pseudopterosin diterpene cyclase, elisabethatriene synthase, from the marine gorgonian, Pseudopterogorgia elisabethae.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 424 : 97-104 (2004). [PMID: 15019841]
  2. Brück, T.B. and Kerr, R.G.
    Purification and kinetic properties of elisabethatriene synthase from the coral Pseudopterogorgia elisabethae.
    Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B, Biochem. Mol. Biol. 143 : 269-278 (2006). [PMID: 16423548]

[EC created 2009]