Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
lysine decarboxylase 2Inferred from experiment: ldcC
lysine decarboxylase 1Inferred from experiment: cadA

In Pathway: L-lysine degradation I, aminopropylcadaverine biosynthesis

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: lysine decarboxylase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: L-lysine carboxy-lyase

Enzyme Commission Summary:
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Also acts on 5-hydroxy-L-lysine.

Citations: [Soda69, Gale44]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Gale44: Gale EF, Epps HM (1944). "Studies on bacterial amino-acid decarboxylases: 1. l(+)-lysine decarboxylase." Biochem J 38(3);232-42. PMID: 16747785

Soda69: Soda K, Moriguchi M (1969). "Crystalline lysine decarboxylase." Biochem Biophys Res Commun 34(1);34-9. PMID: 5762458

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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