The Enzyme Database

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EC 5.4.99.33     
Accepted name: cucurbitadienol synthase
Reaction: (3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene = cucurbitadienol
For diagram of cucurbitadienol, cycloartenol, lanosterol and prostadienol biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): CPQ (gene name); (S)-2,3-epoxysqualene mutase (cyclizing, cucurbitadienol-forming)
Systematic name: (3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, cucurbitadienol-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Shibuya, M., Adachi, S., and Ebizuka, Y. Cucurbitadienol synthase, the first committed enzyme for cucurbitacin biosynthesis, is a distinct enzyme from cycloartenol synthase for phytosterol biosynthesis. Tetrahedron 60 (2004) 6995–7003.
[EC 5.4.99.33 created 2011]
 
 


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