EC - Gallate decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
gallate decarboxylase
Other names:
gallic acid decarboxylase
gallate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name:
3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate carboxy-lyase (pyrogallol-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018798
CAS Registry Number: 37290-51-0


  1. Grant, D.J.W. and Patel, J.C.
    Non-oxidative decarboxylation of p-hydroxybenzoic acid, gentisic acid, protocatechuic acid, and gallic acid by Klebsiella aerogenes (Aerobacter aerogenes).
    J. Microbiol. Serol. 35: 325-343 (1969). [PMID: 5309907]
  2. Zeida, M., Wieser, M., Yoshida, T., Sugio, T., Nagasawa, T.
    Purification and characterization of gallic acid decarboxylase from pantoea agglomerans T71
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64: 4743-4747 (1998). [PMID: 9835557]
  3. Jimenez, N., Curiel, J. A., Reveron, I., de Las Rivas, B., Munoz, R.
    Uncovering the Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 gallate decarboxylase involved in tannin degradation.
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79: 4253-4263 (2013). [PMID: 23645198]

[EC created 1972]