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Accepted name: tricyclene synthase
Reaction: geranyl diphosphate = tricyclene + diphosphate
For diagram of bornane and related monoterpenoids, click here
Other name(s): TPS3
Systematic name: geranyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing; tricyclene-forming)
Comments: The enzyme from Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) gives a mixture of tricyclene, camphene, β-myrcene, limonene, and traces of several other monoterpenoids. See EC (-)-camphene synthase, EC, myrcene synthase and EC, (4S)-limonene synthase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Falara, V., Akhtar, T.A., Nguyen, T.T., Spyropoulou, E.A., Bleeker, P.M., Schauvinhold, I., Matsuba, Y., Bonini, M.E., Schilmiller, A.L., Last, R.L., Schuurink, R.C. and Pichersky, E. The tomato terpene synthase gene family. Plant Physiol. 157 (2011) 770–789. [PMID: 21813655]
[EC created 2012]

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