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ENZYME entry: EC 1.14.14.171

Accepted Name
Beta-amyrin 16-alpha-hydroxylase.
Alternative Name(s)
CYP87D16.
Reaction catalysed
Beta-amyrin + [reduced NADPH--hemoprotein reductase] + O(2) <=> 16-alpha-hydroxy-beta-amyrin + [oxidized NADPH--hemoprotein reductase] + H(2)O
Comment(s)
  • A cytochrome P450 (heme-thiolate) protein isolated from the plant Maesa lanceolata (false assegai).
  • Involved in the biosynthesis of maesasaponins.
  • It also acts on some derivatives of beta-amyrin such as erythrodiol or oleanolic acid.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.14.14.171
EC2PDB1.14.14.171
ExplorEnz1.14.14.171
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.14.14.171
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.14.14.171
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.14.14.171
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