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

EC Number:

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

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, 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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