Information on EC 4.2.3.49 - (3R,6E)-nerolidol synthase

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     4 Lyases
         4.2 Carbon-oxygen lyases
             4.2.3 Acting on phosphates
                4.2.3.49 (3R,6E)-nerolidol synthase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme catalyses a step in the formation of (3E)-4,8-dimethylnona-1,3,7-triene, a key signal molecule in induced plant defense mediated by the attraction of enemies of herbivores . Nerolidol is a naturally occurring sesquiterpene found in the essential oils of many types of plants.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
LIS/NES-2, NES, terpene synthase 1, TPS1, TPS4, more
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate + H2O = (3R,6E)-nerolidol + diphosphate
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