EC 5.4.99.35 - Taraxerol synthase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 5.4.99.35

Names

Accepted name:
taraxerol synthase
Other names:
RsM2
(S)-2,3-epoxysqualene mutase (cyclizing, taraxerol-forming)
Systematic name:
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, taraxerol-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

The enzyme gives taraxerol, β-amyrin and lupeol in the ratio 70:17:13.

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. Basyuni, M., Oku, H., Tsujimoto, E., Kinjo, K., Baba, S., Takara, K.
    Triterpene synthases from the Okinawan mangrove tribe, Rhizophoraceae.
    FEBS J. 274 : 5028-5042 (2007). [PMID: 17803686]

[EC 5.4.99.35 created 2011]