MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Mentha x piperita: (-)-isopiperitenol dehydrogenaseInferred from experiment: ISPD

In Pathway: menthol biosynthesis

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

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: isopiperitenol dehydrogenase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -1.9282074Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Acts on (-)-trans-isopiperitenol, (+)-trans-piperitenol and (+)-trans-pulegol. Involved in the biosynthesis of menthol and related monoterpenes in peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaves.

Citations: [Kjonaas85]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: KEGG:R03261, Rhea:20860

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


Kjonaas85: Kjonaas RB, Venkatachalam KV, Croteau R (1985). "Metabolism of monoterpenes: oxidation of isopiperitenol to isopiperitenone, and subsequent isomerization to piperitenone by soluble enzyme preparations from peppermint (Mentha piperita) leaves." Arch Biochem Biophys 238(1);49-60. PMID: 3885858

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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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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