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ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
Carboxynorspermidine decarboxylase.
Alternative Name(s)
Carboxyspermidine decarboxylase.
Reaction catalysed
  • Carboxynorspermidine <=> bis(3-aminopropyl)amine + CO(2)
  • Carboxyspermidine <=> spermidine + CO(2)
  • Part of a bacterial polyamine biosynthesis pathway.
  • The enzyme is essential for biofilm formation in the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
  • The enzyme from Campylobacter jejuni only produces spermidine in vivo even though it shows activity with carboxynorspermidine in vitro.
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles4.1.1.96
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature4.1.1.96
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature4.1.1.96
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