EC 4.2.3.90 - 5-epi-α-selinene synthase

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EC 4.2.3.90

Names

Accepted name:
5-epi-α-selinene synthase
Other names:
8a-epi-α-selinene synthase
NP1
Systematic name:
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, 5-epi-α-selinene-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

Requires Mg2+. The enzyme forms 5-epi-α-selinene possibly via germecrene A or a 1,6-hydride shift mechanism.

Links to other databases

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

References

  1. Agger, S. A., Lopez-Gallego, F., Hoye, T. R., Schmidt-Dannert, C.
    Identification of sesquiterpene synthases from Nostoc punctiforme PCC 73102 and Nostoc sp. strain PCC 7120.
    J. Bacteriol. 190 : 6084-6096 (2008). [PMID: 18658271]

[EC 4.2.3.90 created 2011]