EC 4.1.1.25 - Tyrosine decarboxylase

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EC 4.1.1.25

Names

Accepted name:
tyrosine decarboxylase
Other names:
L-(-)-tyrosine apodecarboxylase
L-tyrosine decarboxylase
L-tyrosine carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
L-tyrosine carboxy-lyase (tyramine-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. The bacterial enzyme also acts on 3-hydroxytyrosine and, more slowly, on 3-hydroxyphenylalanine.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00329
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004837
CAS Registry Number: 9002-09-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (39) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. McGilvery, R.W. and Cohen, P.P.
    The decarboxylation of L-phenylalanine by Streptoccocus faecalis R.
    J. Biol. Chem. 174 : 813-816 (1948).

[EC 4.1.1.25 created 1961]