KEGG   ENZYME: 4.1.1.56Help
Entry
EC 4.1.1.56                 Enzyme                                 

Name
3-oxolaurate decarboxylase;
beta-ketolaurate decarboxylase;
beta-ketoacyl decarboxylase;
3-oxododecanoate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
3-oxododecanoate carboxy-lyase (2-undecanone-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
3-oxododecanoate = 2-undecanone + CO2 [RN:R03747]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
3-oxododecanoate [CPD:C02367]
Product
2-undecanone [CPD:C01875];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
Comment
Also decarboxylates other C14 to C16 oxo acids.
History
EC 4.1.1.56 created 1972
Reference
1  [PMID:13701396]
  Authors
FRANKE W, PLATZECK A, EICHHORN G.
  Title
[On the knowledge of fatty acid catabolism by mold fungi. III. On a decarboxylase for average beta-ketomonocarbonic acids (beta-ketolaurate decarboxylase)]
  Journal
Arch. Mikrobiol. 40 (1961) 73-93.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
37290-49-6

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