KEGG   ENZYME: 4.1.1.34Help
Entry
EC 4.1.1.34                 Enzyme                                 

Name
dehydro-L-gulonate decarboxylase;
keto-L-gulonate decarboxylase;
3-keto-L-gulonate decarboxylase;
3-dehydro-L-gulonate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
3-dehydro-L-gulonate carboxy-lyase (L-xylulose-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
3-dehydro-L-gulonate = L-xylulose + CO2 [RN:R01905]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
3-dehydro-L-gulonate [CPD:C00618]
Product
L-xylulose [CPD:C00312];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
History
EC 4.1.1.34 created 1965
Pathway
Pentose and glucuronate interconversions
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1
  Authors
Smiley, J.D. and Ashwell, G.
  Title
Purification and properties of beta-L-hydroxy acid dehydrogenase. II. Isolation of beta-keto-L-gluconic acid, an intermediate in L-xylulose biosynthesis.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 357-364.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9024-67-3

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