KEGG   REACTION: R09090Help
Entry
R09090                      Reaction                               

Definition
2-Methylpropanoyl-CoA + 3 Malonyl-CoA <=> 8-Methyl-6-nonenoic acid
Equation
Comment
multi-step reaction
fatty acid synthesis
Reaction class
RC02976  C00630_C18202
RC02980  C00083_C18202
RC02981  C00083_C18202
RC02982  C00083_C18202
Pathway
rn00360  Phenylalanine metabolism
rn01100  Metabolic pathways
rn01110  Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Module
M00350  Capsaicin biosynthesis, L-Phenylalanine => Capsaicin
Reference
1  [PMID:12810854]
  Authors
Aluru MR, Mazourek M, Landry LG, Curry J, Jahn M, O'Connell MA.
  Title
Differential expression of fatty acid synthase genes, Acl, Fat and Kas, in Capsicum fruit.
  Journal
J Exp Bot 54:1655-64 (2003)
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