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Table 1 Kinetics of three terpene synthase enzymes from Melaleuca alternifolia leaves

From: Four terpene synthases contribute to the generation of chemotypes in tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)

Enzyme Substrate/cosubstrate K m
MaTPS-SaH
(sabinene hydrate synthase)
GPP 11 ± 2.0 μM
MaTPS-Cin
(1,8-cineole synthase)
GPP 31 ± 6.26 μM
MaTPS-Tln
(terpinolene synthase)
GPP 21 ± 3.18 μM
MaTPS-Tln
(terpinolene synthase)
Mg2+ 13 ± 0.14 mM
MaTPS-Tln
(terpinolene synthase)
Mn2+ 0.15 ± 0.01 mM