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Entry
EC 4.1.1.63                 Enzyme                                 

Name
protocatechuate decarboxylase;
3,4-dihydrobenzoate decarboxylase;
protocatechuate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
3,4-dihydroxybenzoate carboxy-lyase (catechol-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoate = catechol + CO2 [RN:R00822]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
3,4-dihydroxybenzoate [CPD:C00230]
Product
catechol [CPD:C00090];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
History
EC 4.1.1.63 created 1972
Pathway
Benzoate degradation
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: 
37290-55-4

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