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hpnE (Hydroxysqualene dehydroxylase)
FEATURES
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FAMILY
DESCRIPTION
Also known as HPNE_RHOPA, hpnE. Involved in the biosynthesis of the hopanoid precursor squalene (SQ) from farnesyl diphosphate (FPP). Catalyzes the third (last) step, the reduction of hydroxysqualene (HSQ) to SQ.
Also known as HPNE_RHOPA, hpnE. Involved in the biosynthesis of the hopanoid precursor squalene (SQ) from farnesyl diphosphate (FPP). Catalyzes the third (last) step, the reduction of hydroxysqualene (HSQ) to SQ.
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hpnE

Hydroxysqualene dehydroxylase

Molecular Synopsis