MetaCyc Reaction:

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

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Linum perenne: (+)-pinoresinol/(-)-lariciresinol reductaseInferred from experiment: PLR
Thuja plicata: (+)-pinoresinol/(+)-lariciresinol reductaseInferred from experiment: PLR_Tp1

In Pathway: matairesinol biosynthesis, justicidin B biosynthesis

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

Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: (–)-lariciresinol reductase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: pinoresinol/lariciresinol reductase, pinoresinol-lariciresinol reductases, (-)-pinoresinol-(-)-lariciresinol reductase, PLR

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -1.0134888Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The reaction is catalysed in vivo in the opposite direction to that shown. A multifunctional enzyme that also reduces (-)-pinoresinol [ EC, (-)-pinoresinol reductase]. Isolated from the plants Thuja plicata (western red cedar) [Fujita99] and Linum corymbulosum [Hemmati07] .

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Revised 08-Aug-2012 by Caspi R, SRI International


Fujita99: Fujita M, Gang DR, Davin LB, Lewis NG (1999). "Recombinant pinoresinol-lariciresinol reductases from western red cedar (Thuja plicata) catalyze opposite enantiospecific conversions." J Biol Chem 274(2);618-27. PMID: 9872995

Hemmati07: Hemmati S, Schmidt TJ, Fuss E (2007). "(+)-Pinoresinol/(-)-lariciresinol reductase from Linum perenne Himmelszelt involved in the biosynthesis of justicidin B." FEBS Lett 581(4);603-10. PMID: 17257599

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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