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Accepted name: parkeol synthase
Reaction: (3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene = parkeol
For diagram of cucurbitadienol, cycloartenol, lanosterol and prostadienol biosynthesis, click here
Systematic name: (3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene mutase (cyclizing, parkeol-forming)
Comments: The enzyme from rice (Oryza sativa) produces parkeol as a single product [1].
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Ito, R., Mori, K., Hashimoto, I., Nakano, C., Sato, T. and Hoshino, T. Triterpene cyclases from Oryza sativa L.: cycloartenol, parkeol and achilleol B synthases. Org. Lett. 13 (2011) 2678–2681. [DOI] [PMID: 21526825]
[EC created 2011]

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