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Entry
EC 5.3.3.11                 Enzyme                                 

Name
isopiperitenone Delta-isomerase
Class
Isomerases;
Intramolecular oxidoreductases;
Transposing C=C bonds
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
isopiperitenone Delta8-Delta4-isomerase
Reaction(IUBMB)
isopiperitenone = piperitenone [RN:R03782]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
isopiperitenone [CPD:C02289]
Product
piperitenone [CPD:C01951]
Comment
Involved in the biosynthesis of menthol and related monoterpenes in peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaves.
History
EC 5.3.3.11 created 1989
Reference
1  [PMID:3885858]
  Authors
Kjonaas RB, Venkatachalam KV, Croteau R.
  Title
Metabolism of monoterpenes: oxidation of isopiperitenol to isopiperitenone, and subsequent isomerization to piperitenone by soluble enzyme preparations from peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaves.
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 238 (1985) 49-60.
  Organism
Mentha piperita
Other DBs
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CAS: 
96595-07-2

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