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Entry
EC 4.2.3.94                 Enzyme                                 

Name
gamma-curcumene synthase;
PatTpsA (gene name)
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, gamma-curcumene-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = gamma-curcumene + diphosphate [RN:R09894]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
gamma-curcumene [CPD:C20179];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
One of five sesquiterpenoid synthases in Pogostemon cablin (patchouli).
History
EC 4.2.3.94 created 2012
Reference
1  [PMID:16970904]
  Authors
Deguerry F, Pastore L, Wu S, Clark A, Chappell J, Schalk M
  Title
The diverse sesquiterpene profile of patchouli, Pogostemon cablin, is correlated  with a limited number of sesquiterpene synthases.
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 454 (2006) 123-36.
  Sequence
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