IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: (+)-kolavelool synthase

Reaction: (+)-kolavenyl diphosphate + H2O = (+)-kolavelool + diphosphate

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Glossary: (+)-kolavelool = (2ξ)-3-methyl-5-[(1R,2S,4aS,8aS)-1,2,4a,5-tetramethyl-1,2,3,4,4a,7,8,8a-octahydronaphthalen-1-yl]pent-1-en-3-ol

Other name(s): Haur_2146

Systematic name: kolavenyl-diphosphate diphosphohydrolase

Comments: Isolated from the bacterium Herpetosiphon aurantiacus.


1. Nakano, C., Oshima, M., Kurashima, N. and Hoshino, T. Identification of a new diterpene biosynthetic gene cluster that produces O-methylkolavelool in Herpetosiphon aurantiacus. Chembiochem 16 (2015) 772-781. [PMID: 25694050]

[EC created 2017]

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