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Entry
EC 4.2.1.143                Enzyme                                 

Name
versicolorin B synthase;
versiconal cyclase;
VBS
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Hydro-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
versiconal hydro-lyase (versicolorin-B forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
versiconal = versicolorin B + H2O [RN:R10402]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
versiconal [CPD:C20507]
Product
versicolorin B [CPD:C20575];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Comment
Isolated from the aflatoxin-producing mold Aspergillus parasiticus. Involved in aflatoxin biosynthesis.
History
EC 4.2.1.143 created 2013
Pathway
Aflatoxin biosynthesis
Orthology
K17646  
5'-oxoaverantin cyclase / versicolorin B synthase
Genes
PAN: 
ANI: 
AOR: 
AOR_1_60014(AO090026000028)
AFV: 
Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:1731640]
  Authors
Lin BK, Anderson JA
  Title
Purification and properties of versiconal cyclase from Aspergillus parasiticus.
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 293 (1992) 67-70.
  Sequence
Reference
2  [PMID:8784203]
  Authors
McGuire SM, Silva JC, Casillas EG, Townsend CA
  Title
Purification and characterization of versicolorin B synthase from Aspergillus parasiticus. Catalysis of the stereodifferentiating cyclization in aflatoxin biosynthesis essential to DNA interaction.
  Journal
Biochemistry. 35 (1996) 11470-86.
  Sequence
Reference
3  [PMID:8662689]
  Authors
Silva JC, Minto RE, Barry CE 3rd, Holland KA, Townsend CA
  Title
Isolation and characterization of the versicolorin B synthase gene from Aspergillus parasiticus. Expansion of the aflatoxin b1 biosynthetic gene cluster.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 271 (1996) 13600-8.
  Sequence
Reference
4  [PMID:8995367]
  Authors
Silva JC, Townsend CA
  Title
Heterologous expression, isolation, and characterization of versicolorin B synthase from Aspergillus parasiticus. A key enzyme in the aflatoxin B1 biosynthetic pathway.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 272 (1997) 804-13.
  Sequence
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