IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: viridiflorene synthase

Reaction: (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate = viridiflorene + diphosphate

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Other name(s): TPS31

Systematic name: (2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase (viridiflorene-forming)

Comments: Viridiflorene is the only product of this enzyme from Solanum lycopersicum.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Bleeker, P.M., Spyropoulou, E.A., Diergaarde, P.J., Volpin, H., De Both, M.T., Zerbe, P., Bohlmann, J., Falara, V., Matsuba, Y., Pichersky, E., Haring, M.A. and Schuurink, R.C. RNA-seq discovery, functional characterization, and comparison of sesquiterpene synthases from Solanum lycopersicum and Solanum habrochaites trichomes. Plant Mol. Biol. 77 (2011) 323-326. [PMID: 21818683]

[EC created 2011]

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