Botryococcene synthase

Botryococcene synthase (EC 1.3.1.97, SSL-3 (gene)) is an enzyme with systematic name C30 botryococcene:NADP+ oxidoreductase.[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Botryococcene synthase
Identifiers
EC number1.3.1.97
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum
C30 botryococcene + NADP+ + diphosphate presqualene diphosphate + NADPH + H+

This enzyme is isolated from the green alga Botryococcus braunii BOT22.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Niehaus TD, Okada S, Devarenne TP, Watt DS, Sviripa V, Chappell J (July 2011). "Identification of unique mechanisms for triterpene biosynthesis in Botryococcus braunii". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108 (30): 12260–5. doi:10.1073/pnas.1106222108. PMC 3145686. PMID 21746901.

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