Reaction: (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate + H2O =
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Systematic name: (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing,
Comments: Isolated from the plant Inula hupehensis. The enzyme also gives 10-epi-juneol and traces of other terpenoids, see EC 18.104.22.168, 10-epi-juneol synthase. It has also been isolated from the plants maize (Zea mays) and lavender (Lavandula angustifolia).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:
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]
2. Jullien, F., Moja, S., Bony, A., Legrand, S., Petit, C., Benabdelkader, T., Poirot, K., Fiorucci, S., Guitton, Y., Nicole, F., Baudino, S. and Magnard, J.L. Isolation and functional characterization of a
3. Ren, F., Mao, H., Liang, J., Liu, J., Shu, K. and Wang, Q. Functional characterization of ZmTPS7 reveals a maize