IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: indole-3-carboxylate decarboxylase

Reaction: indole-3-carboxylate = indole + CO2

Systematic name: indole-3-carboxylate carboxy-lyase

Comments: Activated by Zn2+, Mn2+ or Mg2+.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Yoshida, T., Fujita, K. and Nagasawa, T. Novel reversible indole-3-carboxylate decarboxylase catalyzing nonoxidative decarboxylation. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 66 (2002) 2388-2394. [PMID: 12506977]

[EC created 2011]

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