IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-hydroxy-2-methylpyridine-4,5-dicarboxylate 4-decarboxylase

Reaction: 3-hydroxy-2-methylpyridine-4,5-dicarboxylate = 3-hydroxy-2-methylpyridine-5-carboxylate + CO2

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): 3-hydroxy-2-methylpyridine-4,5-dicarboxylate 4-carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: 3-hydroxy-2-methylpyridine-4,5-dicarboxylate 4-carboxy-lyase (3-hydroxy-2-methylpyridine-5-carboxylate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37289-49-9


1. Snell, E.E., Smucker, A.A., Ringelmann, E. and Lynen, F. Die bakterielle Oxydation des Vitamin B6. IV. Die enzymatische Decarboxylierung von 2-Methyl-3-hydroxypyridine-4,5-dicarbonsäure. Biochem. Z. 341 (1964) 109-119.

[EC created 1972]

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