alpha-farnesene synthase activity

Known as: (E,E)-alpha-farnesene synthase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: 2-trans,6-trans-farnesyl diphosphate = (E,E)-alpha-farnesene + diphosphate. [MetaCyc:RXN-8574]
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2009
2009
OBPs have been recently demonstrated to be required for odour perception in insects and directly involved in odour discrimination… (More)
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2008
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2008
The chemical composition of essential oils isolated from aerial parts of seven wild sages from Western Canada -Artemisia… (More)
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2007
2007
A flight tunnel study was done to decipher the behavioral effect of grape odor in grapevine moth Lobesia botrana. A blend of 10… (More)
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2006
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2006
Plants can defend themselves against herbivores by attracting natural enemies of the herbivores. The cues for attraction are… (More)
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2005
2005
Scots pine has been shown to produce a volatile bouquet that attracts egg parasitoids in response to oviposition of the… (More)
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2004
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2004
Feeding forest tent caterpillars (FTCs) induced local and systemic diurnal emissions of (-)-germacrene D, along with (E)-beta… (More)
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2004
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2004
The sesquiterpene hydrocarbon chemistry of maize (Zea mays) inbred line B73 was analyzed by both direct solvent extraction and… (More)
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2002
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2002
Maize (Zea mays) emits a mixture of volatile compounds upon attack by the Egyptian cotton leafworm (Spodoptera littoralis). These… (More)
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2000
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2000
In plants, sesquiterpenes of different structural types are biosynthesized from the isoprenoid intermediate farnesyl diphosphate… (More)
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1994
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1994
Cotton plants attacked by herbivorous insect pests emit relatively large amounts of characteristic volatile terpenoids that have… (More)
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