Reaction: geranylgeraniol + [reduced NADPHhemoprotein reductase] + O2 = 18-hydroxygeranylgeraniol + [oxidized NADPHhemoprotein reductase] + H2O
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Glossary: plaunotol = 18-hydroxygeranylgeraniol
Other name(s): GGOH-18-hydroxylase
Systematic name: geranylgeraniol,[reduced NADPHhemoprotein reductase]:oxygen oxidoreductase (18-hydroxylating)
Comments: A cytochrome P-450 (heme-thiolate) protein isolated from the plant Croton sublyratus.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Tansakul, P. and De-Eknamkul, W. Geranylgeraniol-18-hydroxylase: the last enzyme in the plaunotol biosynthetic pathway in Croton sublyratus. Phytochemistry 47 (1998) 1241-1246.