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Accepted name: cis-3-alkyl-4-alkyloxetan-2-one decarboxylase
Reaction: a cis-3-alkyl-4-alkyloxetan-2-one = a cis-alkene + CO2
Other name(s): oleB (gene name)
Systematic name: cis-3-alkyl-4-alkyloxetan-2-one carboxy-lyase (cis-alkene-forming)
Comments: The enzyme, found in certain bacterial species, catalyses the last step in a pathway for the production of olefins.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Christenson, J.K., Richman, J.E., Jensen, M.R., Neufeld, J.Y., Wilmot, C.M. and Wackett, L.P. β-Lactone synthetase found in the olefin biosynthesis pathway. Biochemistry 56 (2017) 348–351. [DOI] [PMID: 28029240]
2.  Christenson, J.K., Jensen, M.R., Goblirsch, B.R., Mohamed, F., Zhang, W., Wilmot, C.M. and Wackett, L.P. Active multienzyme assemblies for long-chain olefinic hydrocarbon biosynthesis. J. Bacteriol. 199 (2017) . [PMID: 28223313]
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