Overview

cycloartenol


'cycloartenol' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Chemistry

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The first triterpene intermediate in the biosynthesis of sterols in photosynthetic tissues. It is formed from (S)‐squalene‐2,3‐epoxide by a cyclization reaction catalysed by cycloartenol synthase, EC 5.4.99.8. The corresponding intermediate in animal tissues is lanosterol.

[...]

Subjects: Chemistry.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.