Shionone synthase

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Shionone synthase
Identifiers
EC number 5.4.99.46
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Shionone synthase (EC 5.4.99.46) is an enzyme with systematic name (3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, shionone-forming).[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

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

The enzyme gives traces of four other triterpenoids

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sawai, S.; Uchiyama, H.; Mizuno, S.; Aoki, T.; Akashi, T.; Ayabe, S.; Takahashi, T. (2011). "Molecular characterization of an oxidosqualene cyclase that yields shionone, a unique tetracyclic triterpene ketone of Aster tataricus". FEBS Lett. 585: 1031–1036. doi:10.1016/j.febslet.2011.02.037. PMID 21377465. 

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