(-)-delta-cadinene synthase

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(-)-delta-cadinene synthase
Identifiers
EC number 4.2.3.97
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

(-)-delta-cadinene synthase (EC 4.2.3.97) is an enzyme with systematic name (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, (-)-delta-cadinene-forming).[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate (-)-delta-cadinene + diphosphate

The cyclization mechanism involves an intermediate nerolidyl diphosphate.

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