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Entry
EC 4.2.3.137                Enzyme                                 

Name
(E)-2-epi-beta-caryophyllene synthase;
2-epi-(E)-beta-caryophyllene synthase;
SmMTPSL26
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, (E)-2-epi-beta-caryophyllene-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = (E)-2-epi-beta-caryophyllene + diphosphate [RN:R10273]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
(E)-2-epi-beta-caryophyllene [CPD:C20478];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
Isolated from the plant Selaginella moellendorfii. The enzyme also gives two other sesquiterpenoids.
History
EC 4.2.3.137 created 2012
Pathway
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis
Orthology
K18112  
(E)-2-epi-beta-caryophyllene synthase
Genes
SMO: 
Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:22908266]
  Authors
Li G, Kollner TG, Yin Y, Jiang Y, Chen H, Xu Y, Gershenzon J, Pichersky E, Chen F
  Title
Nonseed plant Selaginella moellendorfii has both seed plant and microbial types of terpene synthases.
  Journal
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 109 (2012) 14711-5.
  Organism
Selaginella moellendorffii
  Sequence
Other DBs
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