IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 5.5.1.6

Accepted name: chalcone isomerase

Reaction: A chalcone = a flavanone

See diagram for reaction in naringenin or liquiritigenin biosynthesis.

Other name(s): chalcone-flavanone isomerase

Systematic name: flavanone lyase (decyclizing)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9073-57-8

References:

1. Moustafa, E. and Wong, E. Purification and properties of chalcone-flavanone isomerase from soya bean seed. Phytochemistry 6 (1967) 625-632.

[EC 5.5.1.6 created 1972]


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