IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: stellata-2,6,19-triene synthase

Reaction: (2E,6E,10E,14E)-geranylfarnesyl diphosphate = stellata-2,6,19-triene + diphosphate

For diagram of reaction click here Glossary: stellata-2,6,19-triene = (3S,3aR,5aR,7E,11E,14aR,14bR)-5a,8,12,14b-tetramethyl-3-(prop-1-en-2-yl)-1,2,3,3a,4,5,5a,6,9,10,13,14,14a,14b-tetradecahydrocycloundeca[e]indene

Systematic name: (2E,6E,10E,14E)-geranylfarnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cylizing, stellata-2,6,19-triene-forming)

Comments: Isolated from the fungus Aspergillus stellatus.

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1. Matsuda, Y., Mitsuhashi, T., Quan, Z. and Abe, I. Molecular basis for stellatic acid biosynthesis: a genome mining approach for discovery of sesterterpene synthases. Org. Lett. 17 (2015) 4644-4647. [PMID: 26351860]

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