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3,1-hydroxyl-Δ1-Δ2-mutase (linalool isomerase)
Isolated from the bacterium Thauera linaloolentis grown on (RS)-linalool as the sole source of carbon. Unlike EC 184.108.40.206, geraniol isomerase, which only acts on (S)-linalool, this enzyme acts equally well on both enantiomers.
Marmulla, R., Šafarić, B., Markert, S., Schweder, T. and Harder, J. Linalool isomerase, a membrane-anchored enzyme in the anaerobic monoterpene degradation in Thauera linaloolentis 47Lol. BMC Biochem.17:6 (2016). [DOI] [PMID: 26979141]