IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: UDP-galacturonate decarboxylase

Reaction: UDP-D-galacturonate = UDP-L-arabinose + CO2

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): UDP-galacturonic acid decarboxylase; UDPGalUA carboxy lyase; UDP-D-galacturonate carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: UDP-D-galacturonate carboxy-lyase (UDP-L-arabinose-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9054-79-9


1. Fan, D.-F. and Feingold, D.S. UDPgalacturonic acid decarboxylase from Ampullariella digitata. Methods Enzymol. 28B (1972) 438-439.

[EC created 1984]

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