ent-Cadinane Sesquiterpenoid Biosynthesis

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See also amorpha-4,11-diene for an alternative route to this skeleton.

See also biosynthesis of sesquiterpenoids based on bisabolene and humulene also acyclic and other sesquiterpenoids derived from germacrene.


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EC 4.2.3.62 (–)-γ-cadinene synthase
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EC 4.2.3.170 4-epi-cubebol synthase