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Entry
EC 5.4.99.57                Enzyme                                 

Name
baruol synthase;
BARS1
Class
Isomerases;
Intramolecular transferases;
Transferring other groups
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, baruol-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene = baruol [RN:R09917]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene [CPD:C01054]
Product
baruol [CPD:C20200]
Comment
The enzyme from Arabidopsis thaliana also produces traces of 22 other triterpenoids.
History
EC 5.4.99.57 created 2012
Pathway
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis
Orthology
K16206  
baruol synthase
Genes
ATH: 
AT4G15370(BARS1)
ALY: 
EUS: 
Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:17705488]
  Authors
Lodeiro S, Xiong Q, Wilson WK, Kolesnikova MD, Onak CS, Matsuda SP
  Title
An oxidosqualene cyclase makes numerous products by diverse mechanisms: a challenge to prevailing concepts of triterpene biosynthesis.
  Journal
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (2007) 11213-22.
  Sequence
[ath:AT4G15370]
Other DBs
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