EC - Diphosphomevalonate decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
diphosphomevalonate decarboxylase
Other names:
5-pyrophosphomevalonate decarboxylase
mevalonate 5-diphosphate decarboxylase
mevalonate-5-pyrophosphate decarboxylase
pyrophosphomevalonate decarboxylase
pyrophosphomevalonic acid decarboxylase
mevalonate pyrophosphate decarboxylase
mevalonate diphosphate decarboxylase
ATP:(R)-5-diphosphomevalonate carboxy-lyase (dehydrating)
Systematic name:
ATP:(R)-5-diphosphomevalonate carboxy-lyase (adding ATP; isopentenyl-diphosphate-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004163
CAS Registry Number: 9024-66-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (16) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Bloch, K., Chaykin, S., Phillips, A.H. and de Waard, A.
    Mevalonic acid pyrophosphate and isopentenylpyrophosphate.
    J. Biol. Chem. 234 : 2595-2604 (1959). [PMID: 13801508]

[EC created 1961]