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Accepted name: β-selinene cyclase
Reaction: (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = β-selinene + diphosphate
For diagram of eudesmol and selinene biosynthesis, click here
Systematic name: (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (β-selinene-forming)
Comments: Initial cyclization gives (+)-germacrene A in an enzyme bound form which is not released to the medium.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Belingher, L., Cartayrade, A., Pauly, G. and Gleizes, M. Partial purification and properties of the sesquiterpene β-selinene cyclase from Citrofortunella mitis. Plant Sci. 84 (1992) 129–136.
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