EC 2.5.1.148 - Lycopaoctaene synthase

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ENZYME: 2.5.1.148


ID   2.5.1.148
DE   Lycopaoctaene synthase.
CA   2 geranylgeranyl diphosphate + NADPH = lycopaoctaene + 2 diphosphate +
CA   NADP(+).
CC   -!- The enzyme, characterized from the green microalga Botryococcus
CC       braunii race L, in involved in biosynthesis of (14E,18E)-lycopadiene.
CC   -!- In vitro, the enzyme can accept (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate and
CC       phytyl diphosphate as substrates, and is also able to catalyze the
CC       condensation of two different substrate molecules, forming chimeric
CC       products.
CC   -!- However, the use of these alternative substrates is not significant
CC       in vivo.
DR   A0A142ZC57, LOS_BOTBR  ;
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