Accepted name: γ-curcumene synthase
Reaction: (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = γ-curcumene + diphosphate
Other name(s): PatTpsA (gene name)
Systematic name: (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, γ-curcumene-forming)
Comments: One of five sesquiterpenoid synthases in Pogostemon cablin (patchouli).
1.  Deguerry, F., Pastore, L., Wu, S., Clark, A., Chappell, J. and Schalk, M. The diverse sesquiterpene profile of patchouli, Pogostemon cablin, is correlated with a limited number of sesquiterpene synthases. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 454 (2006) 123–136. [PMID: 16970904]
[EC created 2012]

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