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Accepted name: dimethylallylcistransferase
Reaction: prenyl diphosphate + 3-methyl-but-3-en-1-yl diphosphate = diphosphate + neryl diphosphate
For diagram of all-cis-polyprenyl diphosphate, click here
Glossary: neryl = (2Z)-3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dien-1-yl
Other name(s): neryl-diphosphate synthase; dimethylallyl-diphosphate:isopentenyl-diphosphate dimethylallylcistransferase
Systematic name: prenyl-diphosphate:3-methyl-but-3-en-1-yl-diphosphate prenylcistransferase
Comments: This enzyme will not use larger prenyl diphosphates as efficient donors.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9032-79-5
1.  Banthorpe, D.V., Bucknall, G.A., Doonan, H.J., Doonan, S. and Rowan, M.G. Biosynthesis of geraniol and nerol in cell-free extracts of Tanacetum vulgare. Phytochemistry 15 (1976) 91–100.
2.  Beytía, E., Valenzuela, P. and Cori, O. Terpene biosynthesis: formation of nerol, geraniol, and other prenols by an enzyme system from Pinus radiata seedlings. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 129 (1969) 346–356. [DOI] [PMID: 4303098]
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