(-)-beta-caryophyllene synthase

(-)-beta-caryophyllene synthase
Identifiers
EC number4.2.3.57
CAS number110639-18-4
Databases
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BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

(-)-beta-caryophyllene synthase (EC 4.2.3.57, beta-caryophyllene synthase) is an enzyme with systematic name (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase ((-)-beta-caryophyllene-forming).[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate (-)-beta-caryophyllene + diphosphate

This enzyme is widely distributed in higher plants.

References[]

  1. ^ Cai Y, Jia JW, Crock J, Lin ZX, Chen XY, Croteau R (November 2002). "A cDNA clone for beta-caryophyllene synthase from Artemisia annua". Phytochemistry. 61 (5): 523–9. doi:10.1016/s0031-9422(02)00265-0. PMID 12409018.

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