The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: α-humulene 10-hydroxylase
Reaction: α-humulene + O2 + [reduced NADPH—hemoprotein reductase] = 10-hydroxy-α-humulene + [oxidized NADPH—hemoprotein reductase] + H2O
For diagram of zerumbone biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): CYP71BA1
Systematic name: α-humulene,[reduced NADPH—hemoprotein reductase]:oxygen 10-oxidoreductase
Comments: A cytochrome P-450 (heme-thiolate) protein. The recommended numbering of humulene gives 10-hydroxy-α-humulene as the product rather than 8-hydroxy-α-humulene as used by the reference. See Section F: Natural Product Nomenclature.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Yu, F., Okamoto, S., Harada, H., Yamasaki, K., Misawa, N. and Utsumi, R. Zingiber zerumbet CYP71BA1 catalyzes the conversion of α-humulene to 8-hydroxy-α-humulene in zerumbone biosynthesis. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 68 (2011) 1033–1040. [DOI] [PMID: 20730551]
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