KEGG   ENZYME: 3.1.7.1Help
Entry
EC 3.1.7.1                  Enzyme                                 

Name
prenyl-diphosphatase;
prenyl-pyrophosphatase;
prenol pyrophosphatase;
prenylphosphatase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Diphosphoric-monoester hydrolases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
prenyl-diphosphate diphosphohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
prenyl diphosphate + H2O = prenol + diphosphate [RN:R03541]
Reaction(KEGG)
R03541;
(other) R08144
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Substrate
prenyl diphosphate [CPD:C00235];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
prenol [CPD:C01390];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
Farnesyl diphosphate is the best substrate tested to date.
History
EC 3.1.7.1 created 1972
Pathway
Insect hormone biosynthesis
Reference
1  [PMID:4288361]
  Authors
Tsai SC, Gaylor JL.
  Title
Testicular sterols. V. Preparation and partial purification of a microsomal prenol pyrophosphate pyrophosphohydrolase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 4043-50.
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37288-33-8

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