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Entry
EC 4.2.3.10                 Enzyme                                 

Name
(-)-endo-fenchol synthase;
(-)-endo-fenchol cyclase;
geranyl pyrophosphate:(-)-endo-fenchol cyclase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
geranyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [cyclizing, (-)-endo-fenchol-forming]
Reaction(IUBMB)
geranyl diphosphate + H2O = (-)-endo-fenchol + diphosphate [RN:R02004]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
geranyl diphosphate [CPD:C00341];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
(-)-endo-fenchol [CPD:C02344];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
(3R)-Linalyl diphosphate is an intermediate in the reaction
History
EC 4.2.3.10 created 1992 as EC 4.6.1.8, transferred 2000 to EC 4.2.3.10
Pathway
Monoterpenoid biosynthesis
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K15097  
(-)-endo-fenchol synthase
Reference
1  [PMID:2919880]
  Authors
Croteau R, Miyazaki JH, Wheeler CJ.
  Title
Monoterpene biosynthesis: mechanistic evaluation of the geranyl pyrophosphate:(-)-endo-fenchol cyclase from fennel (Foeniculum vulgare).
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 269 (1989) 507-16.
Reference
2  [PMID:3170591]
  Authors
Croteau R, Satterwhite DM, Wheeler CJ, Felton NM.
  Title
Biosynthesis of monoterpenes. Stereochemistry of the enzymatic cyclization of geranyl pyrophosphate to (-)-endo-fenchol.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 263 (1988) 15449-53.
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CAS: 
117758-41-5

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