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Information on EC 1.14.14.127 - methyl farnesoate epoxidase

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IUBMB Comments

A cytochrome P-450 (heme-thiolate) protein. The enzyme, found in insects except for Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) is specific for methyl farnesoate (cf. EC 1.14.14.128, farnesoate epoxidase) [1,2].

The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms

Synonyms
cyp15a1, methyl farnesoate epoxidase, ecmfe, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
methyl (2E,6E)-farnesoate + [reduced NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + O2 = juvenile hormone III + [oxidized NADPH-hemoprotein reductase] + H2O
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PATHWAY SOURCE
PATHWAYS
MetaCyc
juvenile hormone III biosynthesis I
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