Reaction: A chalcone = a flavanone
See diagram for reaction in naringenin or liquiritigenin biosynthesis.
Other name(s): chalcone-flavanone isomerase; flavanone lyase (decyclizing)
Systematic name: flavanone lyase (ring-opening)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9073-57-8
1. Moustafa, E. and Wong, E. Purification and properties of chalcone-flavanone isomerase from soya bean seed. Phytochemistry 6 (1967) 625-632.