EC 4.1.1.18 - Lysine decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.1.18

Names

Accepted name:
lysine decarboxylase
Other name:
L-lysine carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
L-lysine carboxy-lyase (cadaverine-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Also acts on 5-hydroxy-L-lysine.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00585
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008923
CAS Registry Number: 9024-76-4
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Gale, E.F. and Epps, H.M.R.
    Studies on bacterial amino-acid decarboxylases. 1. l(+)-lysine decarboxylase.
    Biochem. J. 38: 232-242 (1944).
  2. Soda, K. and Moriguchi, M.
    Crystalline lysine decarboxylase.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 34: 34-39 (1969). [PMID: 5762458]

[EC 4.1.1.18 created 1961]