EC 4.1.1.17 - Ornithine decarboxylase

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EC 4.1.1.17

Names

Accepted name:
ornithine decarboxylase
Other names:
SpeC
L-ornithine carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
L-ornithine carboxy-lyase (putrescine-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00585 , PROSITE:PDOC00685
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004586
CAS Registry Number: 9024-60-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (28) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Ono, M., Inoue, H., Suzuki, F. and Takeda, Y.
    Studies on ornithine decarboxylase from the liver of thioacetamide-treated rats. Purification and some properties.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 284: 285-297 (1972). [PMID: 5073764]
  2. Taylor, E.S. and Gale, E.F.
    Studies on bacterial amino-acid decarboxylases. 6. Codecarboxylase content and action of inhibitors.
    Biochem. J. 39: 52-58 (1945). [PMID: 16747854]

[EC 4.1.1.17 created 1961]