EC 4.1.1.42 - Carnitine decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.1.42

Names

Accepted name:
carnitine decarboxylase
Other name:
carnitine carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
carnitine carboxy-lyase (2-methylcholine-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

Requires ATP.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047729
CAS Registry Number: 37237-38-0

References

  1. Khairallah, E.A. and Wolf, G.
    Carnitine decarboxylase. The conversion of carnitine to β-methylcholine.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242: 32-39 (1967). [PMID: 6016331]

[EC 4.1.1.42 created 1972]