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Accepted name: 3-geranyl-3-[(Z)-2-isocyanoethenyl]indole synthase
Reaction: geranyl diphosphate + 3-[(Z)-2-isocyanoethenyl]-1H-indole = 3-geranyl-3-[(Z)-2-isocyanoethenyl]-1H-indole + diphosphate
Other name(s): famD2 (gene name)
Systematic name: geranyl-diphosphate:3-[(Z)-2-isocyanoethenyl]-1H-indole geranyltransferase
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the cyanobacterium Fischerella ambigua UTEX 1903, participates in the biosynthesis of hapalindole-type alkaloids.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Li, S., Lowell, A.N., Yu, F., Raveh, A., Newmister, S.A., Bair, N., Schaub, J.M., Williams, R.M. and Sherman, D.H. Hapalindole/ambiguine biogenesis Is mediated by a Cope rearrangement, C-C bond-forming cascade. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137 (2015) 15366–15369. [DOI] [PMID: 26629885]
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