ent-Kaurene synthase

Part of the Springer Handbook of Enzymes book series (HDBKENZYMES, volume S7)


Ammonium Compound Helianthus Annuus Fusarium Moniliforme Trimethylammonium Chloride Cyclase Domain 
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