EC - Uracil-5-carboxylate decarboxylase

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Accepted name:
uracil-5-carboxylate decarboxylase
Other names:
uracil-5-carboxylic acid decarboxylase
uracil-5-carboxylate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
uracil-5-carboxylate carboxy-lyase (uracil-forming)


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050382
CAS Registry Number: 59299-01-3


  1. Palmatier, R.D., McCroskey, R.P. and Abbott, M.T.
    The enzymatic conversion of uracil 5-carboxylic acid to uracil and carbon dioxide.
    J. Biol. Chem. 245: 6706-6710 (1970). [PMID: 5482775]

[EC created 1976]