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Entry
EC 4.1.1.52                 Enzyme                                 

Name
6-methylsalicylate decarboxylase;
6-methylsalicylic acid (2,6-cresotic acid) decarboxylase;
6-MSA decarboxylase;
6-methylsalicylate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
6-methylsalicylate carboxy-lyase (3-methylphenol-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
6-methylsalicylate = 3-methylphenol + CO2 [RN:R03567]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
6-methylsalicylate [CPD:C02657]
Product
3-methylphenol;
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
History
EC 4.1.1.52 created 1972, modified 2011
Reference
1  [PMID:5354271]
  Authors
Light RJ.
  Title
6-methylsalicylic acid decarboxylase from Penicillium patulum.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 191 (1969) 430-8.
Reference
2
  Authors
Vogel, G. and Lynen, F.
  Title
6-Methylsalicylsaure-Decarboxylase.
  Journal
Naturwissenschaften 57 (1970) 664.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
37289-50-2

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