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Entry
EC 4.1.1.57                 Enzyme                                 

Name
methionine decarboxylase;
L-methionine decarboxylase;
L-methionine carboxy-lyase;
L-methionine carboxy-lyase (3-methylthiopropanamine-forming)
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-carbon lyases;
Carboxy-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-methionine carboxy-lyase [3-(methylsulfanyl)propanamine-forming]
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-methionine = 3-(methylsulfanyl)propanamine + CO2 [RN:R00656]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-methionine [CPD:C00073]
Product
3-(methylsulfanyl)propanamine [CPD:C03354];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
History
EC 4.1.1.57 created 1972
Reference
1
  Authors
Hagion, H. and Nakayama, K.
  Title
Amino acid metabolism in microorganisms. Part IV. L-Methionine decarboxylase produced by Streptomyces strain.
  Journal
Agric Biol Chem 32:727-733 (1968)
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 4.1.1.57
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 4.1.1.57
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 4.1.1.57
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 4.1.1.57
CAS: 37290-50-9

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