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Table 5 Discovery of unigenes involved in sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis in A. chinensis

From: Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals sesquiterpenoid biosynthesis among 1-, 2- and 3-year old Atractylodes chinensis

Pathway Enzymes name Abbreviation Number of unigenes
MVA Acetyl-CoA C-acetyltransferase AACT 27
3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A synthase HMGS 35
3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase HMGR 31
mevalonate kinase MK 2
phosphomevalonate kinase PMK 38
Mevalonate-5-pyrophosphate decarboxylase MDC 8
Geranyl diphosphate synthase GPPS 39
Farnesyl diphosphate synthase FPPS 10
Isopentenyl-diphosphate delta-isomerase IPPI 19
Mevalonate pyrophosphate decarboxylase MVD 8
Isopentenyl diphosphate isomerase IDI 13
Farnesyl diphosphate synthase FDPS 10
MEP 1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate synthase DXPS 74
1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase DXR 22
2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate cytidylyl transferase MCT 22
4-diphosphocytidyl-2-C-methyl-D-erythritol kinase CMK 1
4-hydroxy-3-methyl but-2-(E)-enyl-diphosphate synthase HDS 36
4-hydroxy-3-methyl but-2-(E)-enyl-diphosphate reductase HDR 14
Sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis Beta-caryophyllene synthase QHS1 5
Germacrene D synthase GDS 9
Germacrene A synthase GAS 1
Sesquiterpene synthase TPS 7
Squalene synthase SS 36
Squalene epoxidase SE 71
Dammarenediol-II synthase DS 2