EC 5.4.99.57 - Baruol synthase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 5.4.99.57

Names

Accepted name:
baruol synthase
Other name:
BARS1
Systematic name:
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, baruol-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

The enzyme from Arabidopsis thaliana also produces traces of 22 other triterpenoids.

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. Lodeiro, S., Xiong, Q., Wilson, W. K., Kolesnikova, M. D., Onak, C. S., Matsuda, S. P.
    An oxidosqualene cyclase makes numerous products by diverse mechanisms: a challenge to prevailing concepts of triterpene biosynthesis.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 : 11213-11222 (2007). [PMID: 17705488]

[EC 5.4.99.57 created 2012]