EC 4.1.1.20 - Diaminopimelate decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.1.20

Names

Accepted name:
diaminopimelate decarboxylase
Other names:
meso-diaminopimelate decarboxylase
DAP-decarboxylase
diaminopimelic acid decarboxylase
DAP decarboxylase
meso-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
meso-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate carboxy-lyase (L-lysine-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:PDOC00685
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008836
CAS Registry Number: 9024-75-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (42) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Denman, R.F., Hoare, D.S. and Work, E.
    Diaminopimelic acid decarboxylase in pyridoxin-deficient Escherichia coli.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 16: 442-443 (1955). [PMID: 14378182]

[EC 4.1.1.20 created 1961]