germacrene-A synthase activity

Known as: GAS, (+)-germacrene A synthase activity, (+)-(10R)-germacrene A synthase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: 2-trans,6-trans-farnesyl diphosphate = (+)-(R)-germacrene A + diphosphate. [EC:4.2.3.23, RHEA:12519]
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2015
2015
Terpenoid synthases constitute a highly diverse gene family producing a wide range of cyclic and acyclic molecules consisting of… (More)
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2010
2010
Sesquiterpene lactones are characteristic natural products in Asteraceae, which constitutes approximately 8% of all plant species… (More)
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2009
2009
The Guatemalan moth Tecia solanivora is an invasive pest of potato in Central and South America. The larvae infest potato tubers… (More)
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2008
2008
The essential oil obtained from the seeds of Momordica charantia was analyzed by GC/MS. Twenty-five components, representing 90.9… (More)
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2006
2006
Geosmin (1) is responsible for the characteristic odor of moist soil. The Gram-positive soil bacterium Streptomyces avermitilis… (More)
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2006
2006
The combined approaches of rational design and random mutagenesis were applied to generate a sesquiterpene synthase with an… (More)
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2000
2000
Germacrene D is considered as a precursor of many sesquiterpene hydrocarbons. We have investigated the acid catalyzed as well as… (More)
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2000
2000
The predaceous stinkbug Perillus bioculatus is attracted towards volatiles emitted by damaged potato plants. Whereas mechanically… (More)
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1998
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1998
The leaves and especially the roots of chicory (Cichorium intybus L. ) contain high concentrations of bitter sesquiterpene… (More)
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1998
1998
Germacrene C was found by GC-MS and NMR analysis to be the most abundant sesquiterpene in the leaf oil of Lycopersicon esculentum… (More)
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