KEGG   ENZYME: 4.1.1.43Help
Entry
EC 4.1.1.43                 Enzyme                                 

Name
phenylpyruvate decarboxylase;
phenylpyruvate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
phenylpyruvate carboxy-lyase (phenylacetaldehyde-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
phenylpyruvate = phenylacetaldehyde + CO2 [RN:R01377]
Reaction(KEGG)
R01377;
(other) R01974
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Substrate
phenylpyruvate [CPD:C00166]
Product
phenylacetaldehyde [CPD:C00601];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
Comment
Also acts on (indol-3-yl)pyruvate.
History
EC 4.1.1.43 created 1972
Pathway
Phenylalanine metabolism
Tryptophan metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:4303395]
  Authors
Asakawa T, Wada H, Yamano T.
  Title
Enzymatic conversion of phenylpyruvate to phenylacetate.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 170 (1968) 375-91.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37289-45-5

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