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Entry
EC 4.1.1.62                 Enzyme                                 

Name
gentisate decarboxylase;
2,5-dihydroxybenzoate decarboxylase;
gentisate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
2,5-dihydroxybenzoate carboxy-lyase (hydroquinone-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
2,5-dihydroxybenzoate = hydroquinone + CO2 [RN:R02489]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
2,5-dihydroxybenzoate [CPD:C00628]
Product
hydroquinone [CPD:C00530];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
History
EC 4.1.1.62 created 1972
Pathway
Tyrosine metabolism
Microbial metabolism in diverse environments
Reference
1  [PMID:5309907]
  Authors
Grant DJ, Patel JC
  Title
The non-oxidative decarboxylation of p-hydroxybenzoic acid, gentisic acid, protocatechuic acid and gallic acid by Klebsiella aerogenes (Aerobacter aerogenes).
  Journal
Antonie. Van. Leeuwenhoek. 35 (1969) 325-43.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37290-54-3

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