Acting on phosphates
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [(+)-delta-selinene-forming]
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = (+)-delta-selinene + diphosphate [RN:
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:
Initial cyclization gives germacrene C in an enzyme bound form which is not released to the medium.
EC 18.104.22.168 created 2011
ec00909 Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis
K15806 (+)-delta-selinene synthase
Steele CL, Crock J, Bohlmann J, Croteau R
Sesquiterpene synthases from grand fir (Abies grandis). Comparison of constitutive and wound-induced activities, and cDNA isolation, characterization, and bacterial expression of delta-selinene synthase and gamma-humulene synthase.
Little DB, Croteau RB
Alteration of product formation by directed mutagenesis and truncation of the multiple-product sesquiterpene synthases delta-selinene synthase and gamma-humulene synthase.
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 22.214.171.124
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 126.96.36.199