EC 4.1.1.43 - Phenylpyruvate decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 4.1.1.43

Names

Accepted name:
phenylpyruvate decarboxylase
Other name:
phenylpyruvate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
phenylpyruvate carboxy-lyase (phenylacetaldehyde-forming)

Reaction

Comments:

Also acts on (indol-3-yl)pyruvate.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050177
CAS Registry Number: 37289-45-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Asakawa, T., Wada, H. and Yamano, T.
    Enzymatic conversion of phenylpyruvate to phenylacetate.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 170 : 375-391 (1968). [PMID: 4303395]

[EC 4.1.1.43 created 1972]