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Information on EC 1.14.14.51 - (S)-limonene 6-monooxygenase

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IUBMB Comments

A cytochrome P-450 (heme thiolate) enzyme. The enzyme participates in the biosynthesis of (-)-carvone, which is responsible for the aroma of spearmint.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota

Synonyms
limonene-6-hydroxylase, limonene hydroxylase, (-)-(4s)-limonene-6-hydroxylase, more

REACTION
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ORGANISM
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LITERATURE
(S)-limonene + [reduced NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + O2 = (-)-trans-carveol + [oxidized NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + H2O
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