4.1.1.62: gentisate decarboxylase

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Reaction

2,5-Dihydroxybenzoate
=
hydroquinone
+
CO2

Synonyms

Decarboxylase, gentisate, 2,5-Dihydroxybenzoate decarboxylase

ECTree

     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.1 Carboxy-lyases
                4.1.1.62 gentisate decarboxylase

pH Range

pH Range on EC 4.1.1.62 - gentisate decarboxylase

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pH RANGE
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
COMMENTARY hide
LITERATURE
4.5 - 7
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pH 4.5: about 45% of maximal activity, pH 7.0: about 60% of maximal activity