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Entry
EC 4.2.3.58                 Enzyme                                 

Name
longifolene synthase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (longifolene-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = longifolene + diphosphate [RN:R08542]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
longifolene [CPD:C09699];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
As well as 61% longifolene the enzyme gives 15% of alpha-longipinene, 6% longicyclene and traces of other sesquiterpenoids.
Pathway
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis
Orthology
K14185  
longifolene synthase
Reference
1  [PMID:15310829]
  Authors
Martin DM, Faldt J, Bohlmann J.
  Title
Functional characterization of nine Norway Spruce TPS genes and evolution of gymnosperm terpene synthases of the TPS-d subfamily.
  Journal
Plant. Physiol. 135 (2004) 1908-27.
  Organism
Picea abies
  Sequence
[up:Q675L0]
Other DBs
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