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  • Simkin, A.J.; Miettinen, K.; Claudel, P.; Burlat, V.; Guirimand, G.; Courdavault, V.; Papon, N.; Meyer, S.; Godet, S.; St-Pierre, B.; Giglioli-Guivarch, N.; Fischer, M.J.; Memelink, J.; Clastre, M.
    Characterization of the plastidial geraniol synthase from Madagascar periwinkle which initiates the monoterpenoid branch of the alkaloid pathway in internal phloem associated parenchyma (2013), Phytochemistry, 85, 36-43.
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Cloned (Comment) Organism
expression in Escherichia coli, Saccharomyces cerevisiae Catharanthus roseus

KM Value [mM]

KM Value [mM] KM Value Maximum [mM] Substrate Comment Organism Structure
geranyl diphosphate pH 7.0, 32°C Catharanthus roseus


Localization Comment Organism GeneOntology No. Textmining
plastid stroma and stromules of plastid Catharanthus roseus 9536

Molecular Weight [Da]

Molecular Weight [Da] Molecular Weight Maximum [Da] Comment Organism
x * 67700, calculated Catharanthus roseus


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Catharanthus roseus J9PZR5

Source Tissue

Source Tissue Comment Organism Textmining
phloem localization of transcripts in the internal phloem associated parenchyma Catharanthus roseus

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
geranyl diphosphate + H2O
Catharanthus roseus geraniol + diphosphate


Subunits Comment Organism
? x * 67700, calculated Catharanthus roseus


Synonyms Comment Organism
Catharanthus roseus


Organism Comment Expression
Catharanthus roseus expression is induced by methyl jasmonate up

General Information

General Information Comment Organism
physiological function transgenic expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutated in the farnesyl diphosphate synthase gene leads to secretion of geraniol into the growth medium Catharanthus roseus