EC 4.1.1.74 - Indolepyruvate decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.1.74

Names

Accepted name:
indolepyruvate decarboxylase
Other names:
indole-3-pyruvate decarboxylase
indol-3-yl-pyruvate carboxy-lyase
3-(indol-3-yl)pyruvate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
3-(indol-3-yl)pyruvate carboxy-lyase [(2-indol-3-yl)acetaldehyde-forming]

Reaction

Cofactors

Comments:

Thiamine diphosphate- and Mg2+-dependent. More specific than EC 4.1.1.1 pyruvate decarboxylase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00166
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047434
CAS Registry Numbers: 183213-32-3 9074-92-4
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Koga, J.
    Structure and function of indolepyruvate decarboxylase, a key enzyme in indole-3-pyruvic acid biosynthesis.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1249: 1-13 (1995). [PMID: 7766676]

[EC 4.1.1.74 created 1999]