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(R)-limonene 6-monooxygenase

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In enzymology, a (R)-limonene 6-monooxygenase is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction The 4 substrates of this enzyme are (+)-(R)-limonene, NADPH, H+, and O2, whereas its 3 products are (+)-trans-carveol, NADP+, and H2O. [1]

14 relations: Carveol, Catalysis, Chemical reaction, Enzyme, Hydrogen ion, Limonene, List of enzymes, Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, Oxidoreductase, Oxygen, Phytochemistry (journal), Product (chemistry), Substrate (chemistry), Water.


Carveol is a natural unsaturated, monocyclic monoterpenoid alcohol that is a constituent of spearmint essential oil in the form of cis-(−)-carveol.

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Catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction due to the participation of an additional substance called a catalysthttp://goldbook.iupac.org/C00876.html, which is not consumed in the catalyzed reaction and can continue to act repeatedly.

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Chemical reaction

A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another.

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Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysts.

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Hydrogen ion

A hydrogen ion is created when a hydrogen atom loses or gains an electron.

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Limonene is a clear, colorless liquid hydrocarbon classified as a cyclic monoterpene, and is the major component in the oil of citrus fruit peels.

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List of enzymes

This page lists enzymes by their classification in the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Enzyme Commission numbering system.

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Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, abbreviated NADP or, in older notation, TPN (triphosphopyridine nucleotide), is a cofactor used in anabolic reactions, such as lipid and nucleic acid synthesis, which require NADPH as a reducing agent.

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In biochemistry, an oxidoreductase is an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from one molecule, the reductant, also called the electron donor, to another, the oxidant, also called the electron acceptor.

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Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.

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Phytochemistry (journal)

Phytochemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering pure and applied plant chemistry, plant biochemistry and molecular biology.

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Product (chemistry)

Products are the species formed from chemical reactions.

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Substrate (chemistry)

In chemistry, a substrate is typically the chemical species being observed in a chemical reaction, which reacts with a reagent to generate a product.

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(R)-limonene_6-monooxygenase

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