Zingiberene synthase

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Zingiberene synthase
Identifiers
EC number 4.2.3.65
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Zingiberene synthase (EC 4.2.3.65, alpha-zingiberene synthase, ZIS) is an enzyme with systematic name (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (zingiberene-forming).[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davidovich-Rikanati, R.; Lewinsohn, E.; Bar, E.; Iijima, Y.; Pichersky, E.; Sitrit, Y. (2008). "Overexpression of the lemon basil α-zingiberene synthase gene increases both mono- and sesquiterpene contents in tomato fruit". Plant J. 56: 228–238. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313x.2008.03599.x. PMID 18643974. 

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