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Information on EC 4.1.1.1 - pyruvate decarboxylase

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     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.1 Carboxy-lyases
                4.1.1.1 pyruvate decarboxylase
IUBMB Comments
A thiamine-diphosphate protein. Also catalyses acyloin formation.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
pdc, pyruvate decarboxylase, acetohydroxyacid synthase, yeast pyruvate decarboxylase, pdc1p, ifpl730, p59nc, pyruvate decarboxylase 1, zmpdc, pdc5p, more
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LITERATURE
a 2-oxo carboxylate = an aldehyde + CO2
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