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Entry
EC 4.2.3.125                Enzyme                                 

Name
alpha-muurolene synthase;
Cop3
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, alpha-muurolene-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = alpha-muurolene + diphosphate [RN:R10004]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
alpha-muurolene [CPD:C20272];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
The enzyme has been characterized from the fungus Coprinus cinereus. Also gives germacrene A and gamma-muurolene, see EC 4.2.3.23, germacrene-A synthase and EC 4.2.3.126, gamma-muurolene synthase.
History
EC 4.2.3.125 created 2012
Reference
1  [PMID:19400802]
  Authors
Agger S, Lopez-Gallego F, Schmidt-Dannert C
  Title
Diversity of sesquiterpene synthases in the basidiomycete Coprinus cinereus.
  Journal
Mol. Microbiol. 72 (2009) 1181-95.
  Sequence
Reference
2  [PMID:20889795]
  Authors
Lopez-Gallego F, Wawrzyn GT, Schmidt-Dannert C
  Title
Selectivity of fungal sesquiterpene synthases: role of the active site's H-1 alpha loop in catalysis.
  Journal
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76 (2010) 7723-33.
  Sequence
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