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Entry
EC 4.2.3.92                 Enzyme                                 

Name
(+)-gamma-cadinene synthase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [(+)-gamma-cadinene-forming]
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = (+)-gamma-cadinene + diphosphate [RN:R09892]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
(+)-gamma-cadinene [CPD:C20173];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
The cloned enzyme from the melon, Cucumis melo, gave mainly delta- and gamma-cadinene with traces of several other sesquiterpenoids cf. EC 4.2.3.62 (-)-gamma-cadinene synthase [(2Z,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate cyclizing]; EC 4.2.3.13 (+)-delta-cadinene synthase.
History
EC 4.2.3.92 created 2011
Orthology
K22059  
(+)-gamma-cadinene synthase
Reference
1  [PMID:15516500]
  Authors
Iijima Y, Davidovich-Rikanati R, Fridman E, Gang DR, Bar E, Lewinsohn E, Pichersky E
  Title
The biochemical and molecular basis for the divergent patterns in the biosynthesis of terpenes and phenylpropenes in the peltate glands of three cultivars of basil.
  Journal
Plant. Physiol. 136 (2004) 3724-36.
  Sequence
Reference
2  [PMID:18264780]
  Authors
Portnoy V, Benyamini Y, Bar E, Harel-Beja R, Gepstein S, Giovannoni JJ, Schaffer AA, Burger J, Tadmor Y, Lewinsohn E, Katzir N
  Title
The molecular and biochemical basis for varietal variation in sesquiterpene content in melon (Cucumis melo L.) rinds.
  Journal
Plant. Mol. Biol. 66 (2008) 647-61.
  Sequence
[cmo:103493386]
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