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( ) alpha terpineol synthase

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EC number  4.2.3.112
BRENDA  BRENDA entry
KEGG  KEGG entry
IntEnz  IntEnz view
ExPASy  NiceZyme view
MetaCyc  metabolic pathway

(+)-alpha-terpineol synthase (EC 4.2.3.112) is an enzyme with systematic name geranyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, (+)-alpha-terpineol-forming). This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

geranyl diphosphate + H2O (+)-alpha-terpineol + diphosphate

The enzyme has been characterized from Santalum album (sandalwood).

References

(+)-alpha-terpineol synthase Wikipedia