Table 3

Number of putative unigenes and ESTs involved in glycyrrhizin skeleton biosynthesisa

ECb

Enzyme name

Number of Unigenes

Number of ESTs

Number of 454 ESTs

Number of GuESTs


2.3.1.9

acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase

3

30

28

2

2.3.3.10

HMG-CoA synthase

2

11

5

6

1.1.1.34

HMG-CoA reductase

2

17

16

1

2.7.1.36

mevalonate kinase

0

0

0

0

2.7.4.2

phosphomevalonate kinase

2

5

4

1

4.1.1.33

mevalonate-5-diphosphate decarboxylase

1

1

1

0

2.2.1.7

DXP synthase

0

0

0

0

1.1.1.267

DXP reductoisomerase

3

6

4

2

2.7.7.60

MEP cytidylyltransferase

2

2

2

0

2.7.1.148

CDP-ME kinase

1

1

1

0

4.6.1.12

MECDP synthase

1

6

4

2

1.17.7.1

4-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-enyl-diphosphate synthase

2

25

25

0

1.17.1.2

4-hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-enyl-diphosphate reductase

1

24

20

4

5.3.3.2

isopentenyl-PP isomerase

1

63

31

32

2.5.1.10

farnesyl diphosphate synthase

1

1

1

0

2.5.1.21

squalene synthase

1

1

1

0

1.14.99.7

squalene monooxygenase

4

23

23

0

5.4.99.-

β-amyrin synthase

1

1

1

0


aBLAST against the SwissProt and KEGG databases; bEnzyme code

Li et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:268   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-268

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