The Enzyme Database

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EC 4.2.3.60     
Accepted name: germacrene C synthase
Reaction: (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = germacrene C + diphosphate
For diagram of germacrene-derived sesquiterpenoid biosynthesis, click here
Systematic name: (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (germacrene-C-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Colby, S.M., Crock, J., Dowdle-Rizzo, B., Lemaux, P.G. and Croteau, R. Germacrene C synthase from Lycopersicon esculentum cv. VFNT cherry tomato: cDNA isolation, characterization, and bacterial expression of the multiple product sesquiterpene cyclase. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95 (1998) 2216–2221. [PMID: 9482865]
[EC 4.2.3.60 created 2011]
 
 


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