farnesyltransferase
Enzyme information
Common names
farnesyltransferase
squalene synthase
presqualene-diphosphate synthase
presqualene synthase
squalene synthetase
farnesyl-diphosphate farnesyltransferase
SQS
2.5.1.21
EC Number
2.5.1.21
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Reactions
2 Farnesyl diphosphate = Diphosphate + Presqualene diphosphate
NADPH + H+ + Presqualene diphosphate = NADP+ + Diphosphate + Squalene
NADPH + H+ + 2 Farnesyl diphosphate = NADP+ + 2 Diphosphate + Squalene