EC 5.4.99.53 - Marneral synthase

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EC 5.4.99.53

Names

Accepted name:
marneral synthase
Systematic name:
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, marneral-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

Marneral is a triterpenoid formed by Grob fragmentation of the A ring of 2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene during cyclization.

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. Xiong, Q., Wilson, W.K. and Matsuda, S.P.T.
    An Arabidopsis oxidosqualene cyclase catalyzes iridal skeleton formation by Grob fragmentation.
    Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 45 : 1285-1288 (2006).

[EC 5.4.99.53 created 2011]