EC 5.4.99.17 - Squalene—hopene cyclase

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ENZYME: 5.4.99.17


ID   5.4.99.17
DE   Squalene--hopene cyclase.
CA   Squalene = hop-22(29)-ene.
CC   -!- The enzyme also produces the cyclization product hopan-22-ol by
CC       addition of water (cf. EC 4.2.1.129).
CC   -!- Hopene and hopanol are formed at a constant ratio of 5:1.
PR   PROSITE; PDOC00825;
DR   P33247    , SQHC_ALIAD ;  P54924    , SQHC_BRADU ;  P55348    , SQHC_SINFN ;
DR   P33990    , SQHC_ZYMMO ;
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