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EC 4.2.3.63     
Accepted name: (+)-cubenene synthase
Reaction: (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = (+)-cubenene + diphosphate
For diagram of ent-cadinane sesquiterpenoid biosynthesis, click here
Systematic name: (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [(+)-cubenene-forming]
Comments: Requires Mg2+.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Nabeta, K., Kigure, K., Fujita, M., Nagoya, T., Ishikawa, T., Okuyama, H. and Takasawa, T. Bioynthesis of (+)-cubenene and (+)-epicubenol by cell-free extracts of cultured cells of Heteroscyphus planus and cyclization of [2H]farnesyl diphosphates. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 (1995) 1935–1939.
2.  Nabeta, K., Fujita, M., Komuro, K., Katayama, K., and Takasawa, T. In vitro biosynthesis of cadinanes by cell-free extracts of cultured cells of Heteroscyphus planus. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 (1997) 2065–2070.
[EC 4.2.3.63 created 2011]
 
 


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