EC 4.2.3.57 - (-)-β-caryophyllene synthase

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EC 4.2.3.57

Names

Accepted name:
(-)-β-caryophyllene synthase
Other names:
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (caryophyllene-forming)
β-caryophyllene synthase
Systematic name:
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [(-)-β-caryophyllene-forming]

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Comments:

Widely distributed in higher plants, cf. EC 4.2.3.89 (+)-β-caryophyllene synthase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
CAS Registry Number: 110639-18-4
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Cai, Y., Jia, J. W., Crock, J., Lin, Z. X., Chen, X. Y., Croteau, R.
    A cDNA clone for β-caryophyllene synthase from Artemisia annua.
    Phytochemistry 61 : 523-529 (2002). [PMID: 12409018]

[EC 4.2.3.57 created 2011]