Medical Definition of Caryophyllene cyclase

1. Catalyses the cyclization of farnesyl pyrophosphate, probably by intramolecular electrophilic attack by c-1 bearing the pyrophosphate ester on c-11 of the terminal double bond to give a humulyl cation, which undergoes closure to a cyclobutyl intermediate and deprotonation at c-3 methyl to form (-) caryophyllene; mw 57 kD Registry number: EC 5.- (26 Jun 1999)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caryophyllene Cyclase

carwasher
carwashers
carwashes
carwashing
carwhichet
carwhichets
caryatic
caryatid
caryatides
caryatidlike
caryatids
caryinite
caryophyllaceous
caryophyllaceous plant
caryophyllene
caryophyllene cyclase (current term)
caryophyllenes
caryophylliid
caryophylliids
caryophyllin
caryophylloid dicot family
caryophylloid dicot genus
caryophyllous
caryophyllus
caryopilite
caryopses
caryopsides
caryopsis
caryotheca
caryotin

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