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Information on EC 4.1.1.109 - phenylacetaldehyde synthase

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     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.1 Carboxy-lyases
                4.1.1.109 phenylacetaldehyde synthase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal 5'-phosphate protein. The enzyme, isolated from the the plants Petunia hybrida and a Rosa hybrid, catalyses the production of phenylacetaldehyde directly from L-phenylalanine. The enzyme is specific for L-phenylalanine and does not accept other aromatic amino acids as substrates.
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UNIPROT
LITERATURE
L-phenylalanine + O2 + H2O = phenylacetaldehyde + CO2 + NH3 + H2O2
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