EC 4.1.1.19 - Arginine decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.1.19

Names

Accepted name:
arginine decarboxylase
Other names:
SpeA
L-arginine carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
L-arginine carboxy-lyase (agmatine-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00585 , PROSITE:PDOC00685
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008792
CAS Registry Number: 9024-77-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (173) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Blethen, S.L., Boeker, E.A. and Snell, E.E.
    Argenine decarboxylase from Escherichia coli. I. Purification and specificity for substrates and coenzyme.
    J. Biol. Chem. 243: 1671-1677 (1968). [PMID: 4870599]
  2. Ramakrishna, S. and Adiga, P.R.
    Arginine decarboxylase from Lathyrus sativus seedlings. Purification and properites.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 59: 377-386 (1975). [PMID: 1252]
  3. 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 4.1.1.19 created 1961]