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Entry
EC 4.2.3.66                 Enzyme                                 

Name
beta-selinene cyclase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (beta-selinene-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = beta-selinene + diphosphate [RN:R08546]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
beta-selinene [CPD:C09723];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
Initial cyclization gives (+)-germacrene A in an enzyme bound form which is not released to the medium.
History
EC 4.2.3.66 created 2011
Pathway
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Reference
1
  Authors
Belingher, L., Cartayrade, A., Pauly, G. and Gleizes, M.
  Title
Partial purification and properties of the sesquiterpene beta-selinene cyclase from Citrofortunella mitis.
  Journal
Plant Sci. 84 (1992) 129-136.
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