IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: allene-oxide cyclase

Reaction: (9Z)-(13S)-12,13-epoxyoctadeca-9,11,15-trienoate = (15Z)-12-oxophyto-10,15-dienoate

Systematic name: (9Z)-(13S)-12,13-epoxyoctadeca-9,11,15-trienoate isomerase (cyclizing)

Comments: Allene oxides formed by the action of EC hydroperoxide dehydratase, are converted into cyclopentenone derivatives.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 118390-59-3


1. Hamberg, M. Biosynthesis of 12-oxo-10,15(Z)-phytodienoic acid: identification of an allene oxide cyclase. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 156 (1988) 543-550. [PMID: 3178850]

[EC created 1992]

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