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( ) camphene synthase

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EC number  4.2.3.116
BRENDA  BRENDA entry
KEGG  KEGG entry
IntEnz  IntEnz view
ExPASy  NiceZyme view
MetaCyc  metabolic pathway

(+)-camphene synthase (EC 4.2.3.116) is an enzyme with systematic name geranyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing, (+)-camphene-forming). This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

geranyl diphosphate (+)-camphene + diphosphate

Cyclase I of Salvia officinalis (sage) gives about equal parts (+)-camphene and (+)-alpha-pinene.

References

(+)-camphene synthase Wikipedia