IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: fusicocca-2,10(14)-diene synthase

Reaction: geranylgeranyl diphosphate = fusicocca-2,10(14)-diene + diphosphate

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Other name(s): fusicoccadiene synthase; PaFS; PaDC4

Systematic name: geranylgeranyl diphosphate-lyase (fusicocca-2,10(14)-diene-forming)

Comment: A multifunctional enzyme with EC farnesyltranstransferase activity.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Toyomasu, T., Tsukahara, M., Kaneko, A., Niida, R., Mitsuhashi, W., Dairi, T., Kato, N. and Sassa, T. Fusicoccins are biosynthesized by an unusual chimera diterpene synthase in fungi. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104 (2007) 3084-3088. [PMID: 17360612]

[EC created 2009]

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