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Entry
EC 5.4.99.35                Enzyme                                 

Name
taraxerol synthase;
RsM2;
(S)-2,3-epoxysqualene mutase (cyclizing, taraxerol-forming)
Class
Isomerases;
Intramolecular transferases;
Transferring other groups
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, taraxerol-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene = taraxerol [RN:R09476]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene [CPD:C01054]
Product
taraxerol [CPD:C08637]
Comment
The enzyme gives taraxerol, beta-amyrin and lupeol in the ratio 70:17:13.
History
EC 5.4.99.35 created 2011
Pathway
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Orthology
K15819  
taraxerol synthase
Reference
1  [PMID:17803686]
  Authors
Basyuni M, Oku H, Tsujimoto E, Kinjo K, Baba S, Takara K
  Title
Triterpene synthases from the Okinawan mangrove tribe, Rhizophoraceae.
  Journal
FEBS. J. 274 (2007) 5028-42.
  Sequence
[up:A8C981]
Other DBs
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