IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3,4-dihydroxyphthalate decarboxylase

Reaction: 3,4-dihydroxyphthalate = 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate + CO2

Other name(s): 3,4-dihydroxyphthalate carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: 3,4-dihydroxyphthalate carboxy-lyase (3,4-dihydroxybenzoate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 83137-76-2


1. Eaton, R.W. and Ribbons, D.W. Metabolism of dibutylphthalate and phthalate by Micrococcus sp. strain 12B.J. Gen. Microbiol. 151 (1982) 48-57. [PMID: 7085570]

[EC created 1986]

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