|PDB structures||RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum|
|Gene Ontology||AmiGO / EGO|
- phenylpyruvate phenylacetaldehyde + CO2
This enzyme belongs to the family of lyases, specifically the carboxy-lyases, which cleave carbon-carbon bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is phenylpyruvate carboxy-lyase (phenylacetaldehyde-forming). This enzyme is also called phenylpyruvate carboxy-lyase. This enzyme participates in phenylalanine and tryptophan metabolism.
- Asakawa T, Wada H, Yamano T (1968). "Enzymatic conversion of phenylpyruvate to phenylacetate". Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 170 (2): 375–91. PMID 4303395. doi:10.1016/0304-4165(68)90017-2.
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