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Entry
EC 4.2.3.46                 Enzyme                                 

Name
alpha-farnesene synthase;
(E,E)-alpha-farnesene synthase;
AFS1;
MdAFS1
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate lyase [(3E,6E)-alpha-farnesene-forming]
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = (3E,6E)-alpha-farnesene + diphosphate [RN:R08696]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
(3E,6E)-alpha-farnesene [CPD:C09665];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
History
EC 4.2.3.46 created 2010
Pathway
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K14173  
alpha-farnesene synthase
Genes
CIT: 
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EGR: 
GMX: 
PVU: 
MTR: 
CAM: 
FVE: 
PPER: 
PMUM: 
MDM: 
103446592(AFAR)
RCU: 
8267421(RcSeTPS7)
JCU: 
POP: 
POPTR_0011s03440g(POPTRDRAFT_568383)
VVI: 
SOT: 
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Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:14740213]
  Authors
Pechous SW, Whitaker BD
  Title
Cloning and functional expression of an ( E, E)-alpha-farnesene synthase cDNA from peel tissue of apple fruit.
  Journal
Planta. 219 (2004) 84-94.
  Sequence
[mdm:103446592]
Reference
2  [PMID:19181671]
  Authors
Green S, Squire CJ, Nieuwenhuizen NJ, Baker EN, Laing W
  Title
Defining the potassium binding region in an apple terpene synthase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 284 (2009) 8661-9.
  Sequence
[mdm:103446592]
Reference
3  [PMID:19516075]
  Authors
Nieuwenhuizen NJ, Wang MY, Matich AJ, Green SA, Chen X, Yauk YK, Beuning LL, Nagegowda DA, Dudareva N, Atkinson RG
  Title
Two terpene synthases are responsible for the major sesquiterpenes emitted from the flowers of kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa).
  Journal
J. Exp. Bot. 60 (2009) 3203-19.
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