|Gene:||AFS1||Accession Number: G-10317 (MetaCyc)|
Species: Malus domestica
A cDNA clone was isolated from apple Malus domestica fruit peel tissue. The cDNA was recombinantly expressed in E.coli and the molecular weight of the protein was determined at 66 kDa [Pechous04]. The protein was shown to catalyze the conversion of (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate almost exclusively into (E,E)-α-farnesene [Pechous04].
Molecular Weight of Polypeptide: 66.183 kD (from nucleotide sequence), 66.0 kD (experimental) [Pechous04 ]
Relationship Links: Entrez-Nucleotide:PART-OF:AY182241 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR001906 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR005630 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR008930 , InterPro:IN-FAMILY:IPR008949 , Pfam:IN-FAMILY:PF01397 , Pfam:IN-FAMILY:PF03936
|Biological Process:||GO:0016106 - sesquiterpenoid biosynthetic process [Pechous04]|
Enzymatic reaction of: (E,E)-α-farnesene synthase
EC Number: 188.8.131.52
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
The reaction is physiologically favored in the direction shown.
In Pathways: farnesene biosynthesis
pH(opt): 7 [Pechous04]
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