(+)-cubenene synthase

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(+)-cubenene synthase
Identifiers
EC number 4.2.3.63
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

(+)-cubenene synthase (EC 4.2.3.63) is an enzyme with systematic name (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase ((+)-cubenene-forming).[1][2] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate (+)-cubenene + diphosphate

This enzyme requires presence of Mg2+.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nabeta, K.; Kigure, K.; Fujita, M.; Nagoya, T.; Ishikawa, T.; Okuyama, H.; Takasawa, T. (1995). "Bioynthesis of (+)-cubenene and (+)-epicubenol by cell-free extracts of cultured cells of Heteroscyphus planus and cyclization of [2H]farnesyl diphosphates". J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1: 1935–1939. 
  2. ^ Nabeta, K.; Fujita, M.; Komuro, K.; Katayama, K.; Takasawa, T. (1997). "In vitro biosynthesis of cadinanes by cell-free extracts of cultured cells of Heteroscyphus planus". J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1: 2065–2070. 

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