IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: uracil-5-carboxylate decarboxylase

Reaction: uracil 5-carboxylate = uracil + CO2

Other name(s): uracil-5-carboxylic acid decarboxylase; uracil-5-carboxylate carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: uracil-5-carboxylate carboxy-lyase (uracil-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 59299-01-3


1. Palmatier, R.D., McCroskey, R.P. and Abbott, M.T. The enzymatic conversion of uracil 5-carboxylic acid to uracil and carbon dioxide. J. Biol. Chem. 245 (1970) 6706-6710. [PMID: 5482775]

[EC created 1976]

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