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EC Number: 220.127.116.11
In Pathway: menthol biosynthesis
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: isopiperitenol dehydrogenase
Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG'° in kcal/mol): -1.9282074 [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.
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
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