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Enzymes and Genes:

Kitasatosporia griseola MF730-N6: terpentedienyl-diphosphate synthaseInferred from experiment: cyc1

In Pathway: terpentecin biosynthesis

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

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: terpentedienyl-diphosphate synthase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: terpentedienol diphosphate synthase, Cyc1, clerodadienyl diphosphate synthase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG): -56.66 kcal/molInferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Requires Mg2+. Contains a DXDD motif, which is a characteristic of diterpene cylases whose reactions are initiated by protonation at the 14,15-double bond of geranylgeranyl diphosphate (GGDP) [Hamano02]. The triggering proton is lost at the end of the cyclization reaction [Eguchi03]. The product of the reaction, terpentedienyl diphosphate, is the substrate for EC, terpentetriene synthase and is a precursor of the diterpenoid antibiotic terpentecin.

Citations: [Dairi01]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: Rhea:25616

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


Dairi01: Dairi T, Hamano Y, Kuzuyama T, Itoh N, Furihata K, Seto H (2001). "Eubacterial diterpene cyclase genes essential for production of the isoprenoid antibiotic terpentecin." J Bacteriol 183(20);6085-94. PMID: 11567009

Eguchi03: Eguchi T, Dekishima Y, Hamano Y, Dairi T, Seto H, Kakinuma K (2003). "A new approach for the investigation of isoprenoid biosynthesis featuring pathway switching, deuterium hyperlabeling, and 1H NMR spectroscopy. The reaction mechanism of a novel streptomyces diterpene cyclase." J Org Chem 68(14);5433-8. PMID: 12839434

Hamano02: Hamano Y, Kuzuyama T, Itoh N, Furihata K, Seto H, Dairi T (2002). "Functional analysis of eubacterial diterpene cyclases responsible for biosynthesis of a diterpene antibiotic, terpentecin." J Biol Chem 277(40);37098-104. PMID: 12138123

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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