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ENZYME entry: EC 2.1.1.255

Accepted Name
Geranyl diphosphate 2-C-methyltransferase.
Alternative Name(s)
2-methyl-GPP synthase.
Geranyl pyrophosphate methyltransferase.
GPP methyltransferase.
GPPMT.
MGPPS.
Reaction catalysed
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + geranyl diphosphate <=> S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + (E)-2-methylgeranyl diphosphate
Cofactor(s)
Mg(2+).
Comment(s)
  • This enzyme, along with EC 4.2.3.118, produces 2-methylisoborneol, an odiferous compound produced by soil microorganisms with a strong earthy/musty odor.
  • Formerly EC 2.1.1.n6.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.1.1.255
EC2PDB2.1.1.255
ExplorEnz2.1.1.255
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.1.1.255
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.1.1.255
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.1.1.255
IntEnz2.1.1.255
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.1.1.255
MetaCyc2.1.1.255
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
A4FG18, GPPMT_SACEN;  A3KI18, GPPMT_STRAM;  Q9F1Y5, GPPMT_STRCO;  
D3KYU3, GPPMT_STRLS;  

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