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Information on EC 4.2.1.129 - squalene-hopanol cyclase

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     4 Lyases
         4.2 Carbon-oxygen lyases
             4.2.1 Hydro-lyases
                4.2.1.129 squalene-hopanol cyclase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme produces the cyclization products hopene (cf. EC 5.4.99.17) and hopanol from squalene at a constant ratio of 5:1.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
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Synonyms
SHC, squalene-hopene cyclase, more
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LITERATURE
hopan-22-ol = squalene + H2O
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