EC 4.1.1.11 - Aspartate 1-decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.1.11

Names

Accepted name:
aspartate 1-decarboxylase
Other names:
L-aspartate α-decarboxylase
aspartate α-decarboxylase
aspartic α-decarboxylase
L-aspartate 1-carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
L-aspartate 1-carboxy-lyase (β-alanine-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

The Escherichia coli enzyme contains a pyruvoyl group.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004068
CAS Registry Number: 9024-58-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (449) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Williamson, J.M. and Brown, G.M.
    Purification and properties of L-aspartate-α-decarboxylase, an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of β-alanine in Escherichia coli.
    J. Biol. Chem. 254: 8074-8082 (1979). [PMID: 381298]

[EC 4.1.1.11 created 1961, deleted 1972, reinstated 1984]