MetaCyc Enzyme: homogentisate solanyltransferase

Species: Spinacia oleracea

Locations: chloroplast inner membrane

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

GO Terms:
Cellular Component:
GO:0009706 - chloroplast inner membrane [Soll85]

Enzymatic reaction of: homogentisate solanyltransferase

Inferred from experiment

EC Number:

all-trans-nonaprenyl diphosphate + homogentisate + H+ → 2-methyl-6-all-trans-nonaprenyl-1,4-benzoquinol + CO2 + diphosphate

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

The reaction is favored in the direction shown.

In Pathways: superpathway of plastoquinol biosynthesis, plastoquinol-9 biosynthesis I

The enzyme activity was detected from spinach chloroplast innermembrane. The protein has not been purified and the gene has not been cloned.

Citations: [Soll85]


Soll85: Soll J, Schultz G, Joyard J, Douce R, Block MA (1985). "Localization and synthesis of prenylquinones in isolated outer and inner envelope membranes from spinach chloroplasts." Arch Biochem Biophys 238(1);290-9. PMID: 3985624

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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