Family

Aspartate 4-decarboxylase (IPR022518)

Short name: Aspartate_4-decarboxylase

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships

None.

Description

This enzyme, aspartate 4-decarboxylase (EC:4.1.1.12), removes the side-chain carboxylate from L-aspartate, converting it to L-alanine plus carbon dioxide. It is a PLP-dependent enzyme, homologous to aspartate aminotransferase (EC:2.6.1.1).

Contributing signatures

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