Parkeol synthase

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Parkeol synthase
Identifiers
EC number 5.4.99.47
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Parkeol synthase (EC 5.4.99.47) is an enzyme with systematic name (3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, parkeol-forming).[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene parkeol

The enzyme from rice (Oryza sativa) produces only parkeol.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ito, R.; Mori, K.; Hashimoto, I.; Nakano, C.; Sato, T.; Hoshino, T. (2011). "Triterpene cyclases from Oryza sativa L.: cycloartenol, parkeol and achilleol B synthases". Org. Lett. 13: 2678–2681. doi:10.1021/ol200777d. PMID 21526825. 

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