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( ) alpha santalene synthase ((2Z,6Z) farnesyl diphosphate cyclizing)

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(+)-alpha-santalene synthase ((2Z,6Z)-farnesyl diphosphate cyclizing) (EC, SBS) is an enzyme with systematic name (2Z,6Z)-farnesyl diphosphate lyase (cyclizing; (+)-alpha-santalene-forming). This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

(2Z,6Z)-farnesyl diphosphate (+)-alpha-santalene + diphosphate

The enzyme synthesizes a mixture of sesquiterpenoids from (2Z,6Z)-farnesyl diphosphate.


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