IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 10-epi-juneol synthase

Reaction: (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate + H2O = 10-epi-juneol + diphosphate

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Glossary: 10-epi-juneol = 10α-eudesm-4(14)-en-6α-ol

Systematic name: (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, 10-epi-juneol-forming)

Comments: Isolated from the plant Inula hupehensis. The enzyme also gives gives τ-cadinol and traces of other terpenoids, see EC, τ-cadinol synthase.

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1. Gou, J.B., Li, Z.Q., Li, C.F., Chen, F.F., Lv, S.Y. and Zhang, Y.S. Molecular cloning and functional analysis of a 10-epi-junenol synthase from Inula hupehensis. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 106 (2016) 288-294. [PMID: 27231873]

[EC created 2017]

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