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Entry
EC 4.1.1.61                 Enzyme                                 

Name
4-hydroxybenzoate decarboxylase;
p-hydroxybenzoate decarboxylase;
4-hydroxybenzoate carboxy-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
4-hydroxybenzoate carboxy-lyase (phenol-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
4-hydroxybenzoate = phenol + CO2 [RN:R01238]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
4-hydroxybenzoate [CPD:C00156]
Product
phenol [CPD:C00146];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
History
EC 4.1.1.61 created 1972
Pathway
Aminobenzoate degradation
Microbial metabolism in diverse environments
Orthology
K01612  
4-hydroxybenzoate decarboxylase
Genes
REH: 
RCI: 
Taxonomy
Reference
1
  Authors
Grant, D.J.W. and Patel, J.C.
  Title
Non-oxidative decarboxylation of p-hydroxybenzoic acid, gentisic acid, protocatechuic acid, and gallic acid by Klebsiella aerogenes (Aerobacter aerogenes).
  Journal
J. Microbiol. Serol. 35 (1969) 325-343.
Reference
2
  Authors
Tschech, A. and Fuchs, G.
  Title
Anaerobic degradation of phenol via carboxylation to 4-hydroxybenzoate - in vitro study of isotope exchange between (CO2)-C-14 and 4-hydroxybenzoate.
  Journal
Arch. Microbiol. 152 (1989) 594-599.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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UM-BBD (Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database): 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37290-53-2

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