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Entry
EC 4.1.1.40                 Enzyme                                 

Name
hydroxypyruvate decarboxylase;
hydroxypyruvate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
hydroxypyruvate carboxy-lyase (glycolaldehyde-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
hydroxypyruvate = glycolaldehyde + CO2 [RN:R01393]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
hydroxypyruvate [CPD:C00168]
Product
glycolaldehyde [CPD:C00266];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
History
EC 4.1.1.40 created 1972
Pathway
Glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:14186730]
  Authors
HEDRICK JL, SALLACH HJ.
  Title
THE NONOXIDATIVE DECARBOXYLATION OF HYDROXYPYRUVATE IN MAMMALIAN SYSTEMS.
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 105 (1964) 261-9.
  Organism
Rattus norvegicus
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37289-43-3

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