IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.5.1.142

Accepted name: nerylneryl diphosphate synthase

Reaction: dimethylallyl diphosphate + 3 isopentenyl diphosphate = 3 diphosphate + nerylneryl diphosphate

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Glossary: nerylneryl diphosphate = all-cis-tetraprenyl diphosphate

Other name(s): CPT2

Systematic name: dimethylallyl-diphosphate:isopentenyl-diphosphate cistransferase (adding 3 isopentenyl units)

Comments: Isolated from the plant Solanum lycopersicum (tomato).

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References:

1. Akhtar, T.A., Matsuba, Y., Schauvinhold, I., Yu, G., Lees, H.A., Klein, S.E. and Pichersky, E. The tomato cis-prenyltransferase gene family. Plant J. 73 (2013) 640-652. [PMID: 23134568]

2. Matsuba, Y., Zi, J., Jones, A.D., Peters, R.J. and Pichersky, E. Biosynthesis of the diterpenoid lycosantalonol via nerylneryl diphosphate in Solanum lycopersicum. PLoS One 10 (2015) e0119302. [PMID: 25786135]

[EC 2.5.1.142 created 2017]


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