Information on EC 4.1.1.93 - pyrrole-2-carboxylate decarboxylase

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     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.1 Carboxy-lyases
                4.1.1.93 pyrrole-2-carboxylate decarboxylase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme catalyses both the carboxylation and decarboxylation reactions. However, while bicarbonate is the preferred substrate for the carboxylation reaction, decarboxylation produces carbon dioxide. The enzyme is activated by carboxylic acids.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Priestia megaterium
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LITERATURE
pyrrole-2-carboxylate + H2O = pyrrole + HCO3-
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pyrrole-2-carboxylate = pyrrole + CO2
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