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Accepted name: (-)-γ-cadinene synthase [(2Z,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate cyclizing]
Reaction: (2Z,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = (-)-γ-cadinene + diphosphate
For diagram of ent-cadinane sesquiterpenoid biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): (-)-γ-cadinene cyclase
Systematic name: (2Z,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [(-)-γ-cadinene-forming]
Comments: Isolated from the liverwort Heteroscyphus planus. cf EC (+)-γ-cadinene synthase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Nabeta, K., Fujita, M., Komuro, K., Katayama, K., and Takasawa, T. In vitro biosynthesis of cadinanes by cell-free extracts of cultured cells of Heteroscyphus planus. J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 (1997) 2065–2070.
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