EC 4.2.3.68 - β-eudesmol synthase

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EC 4.2.3.68

Names

Accepted name:
β-eudesmol synthase
Systematic name:
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (β-eudesmol-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

The recombinant enzyme from ginger (Zingiber zerumbet) gives 62.6% beta-eudesmol, 16.8% 10-epi-gamma-eudesmol (cf. EC 4.2.3.84), 10% alpha-eudesmol (cf. EC 4.2.3.85), and 5.6% aristolene.

Links to other databases

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

References

  1. Yu, F., Harada, H., Yamasaki, K., Okamoto, S., Hirase, S., Tanaka, Y., Misawa, N., Utsumi, R.
    Isolation and functional characterization of a β-eudesmol synthase, a new sesquiterpene synthase from Zingiber zerumbet Smith.
    FEBS Lett. 582: 565-572 (2008). [PMID: 18242187]

[EC 4.2.3.68 created 2011, modified 2012]