IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: aminobenzoate decarboxylase

Reaction: 4(or 2)-aminobenzoate = aniline + CO2

Other name(s): aminobenzoate carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: aminobenzoate carboxy-lyase (aniline-forming)

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9024-73-1


1. McCullough, W.G., Piligian, J.T. and Daniel, I.J. Enzymatic decarboxylation of three aminobenzoates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 79 (1957) 628-630.

[EC created 1961]

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