IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: tartrate decarboxylase

Reaction: (R,R)-tartrate = D-glycerate + CO2

Other name(s): (R,R)-tartrate carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: (R,R)-tartrate carboxy-lyase (D-glycerate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 124248-30-2


1. Furuyoshi, S., Kawabata, N., Tanaka, H. and Soda, K. Enzymatic production of D-glycerate from L-tartrate. Agric. Biol. Chem. 53 (1989) 2101-2105.

[EC created 1992]

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