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Information on EC 2.5.1.83 - hexaprenyl diphosphate synthase [(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate specific]

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IUBMB Comments
The enzyme prefers farnesyl diphosphate to geranylgeranyl diphosphate as an allylic substrate and does not show activity for geranyl diphosphate and dimethylallyl diphosphate .
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Micrococcus luteus
Synonyms
hexaprenyl pyrophosphate synthetase, hexaprenyl-diphosphate synthase [(2E,6E)-farnesyl-diphosphate specific], HexPP synthase, HexPPs, HexPS, more
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LITERATURE
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate + 3 isopentenyl diphosphate = 3 diphosphate + all-trans-hexaprenyl diphosphate
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