4.1.1.75: 5-guanidino-2-oxopentanoate decarboxylase

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Reaction

5-guanidino-2-oxopentanoate
=
4-guanidinobutanal
+
CO2

Synonyms

Decarboxylase, 2-oxoarginine, alpha-Ketoarginine decarboxylase, KAD, 2-ketoarginine decarboxylase, 2-KA decarboxylase, AruI

ECTree

     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.1 Carboxy-lyases
                4.1.1.75 5-guanidino-2-oxopentanoate decarboxylase

Systematic Name

Systematic Name on EC 4.1.1.75 - 5-guanidino-2-oxopentanoate decarboxylase

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SYSTEMATIC NAME
IUBMB Comments
5-guanidino-2-oxo-pentanoate carboxy-lyase (4-guanidinobutanal-forming)
Enzyme activity is dependent on the presence of thiamine diphosphate and a divalent cation.