(S)-beta-bisabolene synthase

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(S)-beta-bisabolene synthase
Identifiers
EC number4.2.3.55
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

(S)-beta-bisabolene synthase (EC 4.2.3.55) is an enzyme with systematic name (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase ((S)-beta-bisabolene-forming).[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate (S)-beta-bisabolene + diphosphate

The synthesis of (S)-beta-macrocarpene from (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate proceeds in two steps.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fujisawa, M.; Harada, H.; Kenmoku, H.; Mizutani, S.; Misawa, N. (2010). "Cloning and characterization of a novel gene that encodes (S)-β-bisabolene synthase from ginger, Zingiber officinale". Planta. 232: 121–130. doi:10.1007/s00425-010-1137-6. PMID 20229191.

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