EC - Cycloartenol synthase

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Accepted name:
cycloartenol synthase
Other names:
2,3-epoxysqualene cycloartenol-cyclase
2,3-epoxysqualene—cycloartenol cyclase
2,3-oxidosqualene—cycloartenol cyclase
squalene-2,3-epoxide—cycloartenol cyclase
(S)-2,3-epoxysqualene mutase (cyclizing, cycloartenol-forming)
Systematic name:
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, cycloartenol-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00825
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0016871
CAS Registry Number: 9075-25-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (12) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Rees, H.H., Goad, L.J. and Goodwin, T.W.
    2,3-Oxidosqualene cycloartenol cyclase from Ochromonas malhamensis.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 176 : 892-894 (1969). [PMID: 5797101]

[EC created 1972]