cycloartenol synthase activity

Known as: (S)-2,3-epoxysqualene mutase (cyclizing, cycloartenol-forming), 2,3-oxidosqualene-cycloartenol cyclase activity, 2,3-epoxysqualene--cycloartenol cyclase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: (S)-2,3-epoxysqualene = cycloartenol. [EC:5.4.99.8, RHEA:21311]
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2014
2014
Two new cycloartenol triterpene saponins, 3β,16α-dihydroxy-12-acetoxy-16,22-cyclo-23-ketone-24R,25-epoxy-cycloartane-3-O-β-D… (More)
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2012
2012
Ergosterol is the predominant sterol of fungi and green algae. Although the biosynthetic pathway for sterol synthesis in fungi is… (More)
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2012
2012
Three new cycloartenol triterpene saponins, 3 β,16 α-dihydroxy-12-acetoxy-16,22-cyclo-23-ketone-24 R,25-epoxy-cycloartane-7-ene 3… (More)
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2011
2011
Three new cycloartenol triterpene saponins, named shengmaxinsides A-C, have been isolated from the ethyl acetate soluble fraction… (More)
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2002
2002
A random mutagenesis/in vivo selection approach was applied to generate and identify mutations that alter the product specificity… (More)
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2001
2001
Fifty-five triterpenoids consisting of 19 tetracyclic, 32 pentacyclic, and 4 incompletely cyclized triterpenoids, and 2 sterols… (More)
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2001
2001
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Microsomes from maize seedlings are capable of catalyzing the C-24 alkylation of 4,4,14a-trimethyl9~,19-cyclo-5a-cholest-24-en-3… (More)
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1997
1997
The cDNA encoding cycloartenol synthase [EC 5.4.99.8] has been isolated from pea seedling by an efficient PCR using sets of… (More)
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1986
1986
Several enzymes of plant sterol biosynthesis involve during their catalysis postulated or demonstrated carbocationic high energy… (More)
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1984
1984
Microsomes from maize seedlings are capable of catalyzing the C-24 alkylation of 4,4,14 alpha-trimethyl-9 beta,19-cyclo-5 alpha… (More)
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