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Entry
EC 4.2.3.92                 Enzyme                                 

Name
(+)-gamma-cadinene synthase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Acting on phosphates
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [(+)-gamma-cadinene-forming]
Reaction(IUBMB)
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = (+)-gamma-cadinene + diphosphate [RN:R09892]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate [CPD:C00448]
Product
(+)-gamma-cadinene [CPD:C20173];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013]
Comment
The cloned enzyme from the melon, Cucumis melo, gave mainly delta- and gamma-cadinene with traces of several other sesquiterpenoids cf. EC 4.2.3.62 (-)-gamma-cadinene synthase [(2Z,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate cyclizing]; EC 4.2.3.13 (+)-delta-cadinene synthase.
History
EC 4.2.3.92 created 2011
Orthology
K22059  (+)-gamma-cadinene synthase
Reference
1  [PMID:15516500]
  Authors
Iijima Y, Davidovich-Rikanati R, Fridman E, Gang DR, Bar E, Lewinsohn E, Pichersky E
  Title
The biochemical and molecular basis for the divergent patterns in the biosynthesis of terpenes and phenylpropenes in the peltate glands of three cultivars of basil.
  Journal
Plant Physiol 136:3724-36 (2004)
DOI:10.1104/pp.104.051318
  Sequence
Reference
2  [PMID:18264780]
  Authors
Portnoy V, Benyamini Y, Bar E, Harel-Beja R, Gepstein S, Giovannoni JJ, Schaffer AA, Burger J, Tadmor Y, Lewinsohn E, Katzir N
  Title
The molecular and biochemical basis for varietal variation in sesquiterpene content in melon (Cucumis melo L.) rinds.
  Journal
Plant Mol Biol 66:647-61 (2008)
DOI:10.1007/s11103-008-9296-6
  Sequence
[cmo:103493386]
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 4.2.3.92
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 4.2.3.92
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 4.2.3.92
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 4.2.3.92

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