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Entry
EC 4.2.3.68                 Enzyme                                 

Name
beta-eudesmol synthase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (beta-eudesmol-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate + H2O = beta-eudesmol + diphosphate [RN:R09526]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
beta-eudesmol [CPD:C09664];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
The recombinant enzyme from ginger (Zingiber zerumbet) gives 62.6% beta-eudesmol, 16.8% 10-epi-gamma-eudesmol (cf. EC 4.2.3.84, 10-epi-gamma-eudesmol synthase), 10% alpha-eudesmol (cf. EC 4.2.3.85, alpha-eudesmol synthase), and 5.6% aristolene.
History
EC 4.2.3.68 created 2011, modified 2011, modified 2012
Reference
1  [PMID:18242187]
  Authors
Yu F, Harada H, Yamasaki K, Okamoto S, Hirase S, Tanaka Y, Misawa N, Utsumi R
  Title
Isolation and functional characterization of a beta-eudesmol synthase, a new sesquiterpene synthase from Zingiber zerumbet Smith.
  Journal
FEBS. Lett. 582 (2008) 565-72.
  Sequence
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