KEGG   REACTION: R08772
Entry
R08772                      Reaction                               
Name
3-polyprenyl-4-hydroxy-5-methoxybenzoate carboxy-lyase (2-polyprenyl-6-methoxyphenol-forming)
Definition
3-Methoxy-4-hydroxy-5-polyprenylbenzoate <=> 2-Polyprenyl-6-methoxyphenol + CO2
Equation
Comment
enzyme not yet characterized
general reaction (see R06866, n=5-9)
Reaction class
RC00391  C17552_C17559
Enzyme
4.1.1.-
Pathway
rn00130  Ubiquinone and other terpenoid-quinone biosynthesis
rn01100  Metabolic pathways
rn01110  Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
rn01240  Biosynthesis of cofactors
Module
M00128  Ubiquinone biosynthesis, eukaryotes, 4-hydroxybenzoate + polyprenyl-PP => ubiquinol
Reference
1  [PMID:11583838]
  Authors
Meganathan R
  Title
Ubiquinone biosynthesis in microorganisms.
  Journal
FEMS Microbiol Lett 203:131-9 (2001)
DOI:10.1111/j.1574-6968.2001.tb10831.x
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