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ENZYME entry: EC 4.1.1.102

Accepted Name
phenacrylate decarboxylase.
Alternative Name(s)
ferulic acid decarboxylase.
Reaction catalysed
  • (E)-4-coumarate + H(+) <=> 4-hydroxystyrene + CO2
  • (E)-cinnamate + H(+) <=> CO2 + styrene
  • (E)-ferulate + H(+) <=> 2-methoxy-4-vinylphenol + CO2
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme, found in fungi, catalyzes the decarboxylation of phenacrylic acids present in plant cell walls.
  • It requires a prenylated flavin cofactor that is produced by EC 2.5.1.129.
Cross-references
BRENDA4.1.1.102
EC2PDB4.1.1.102
ExplorEnz4.1.1.102
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles4.1.1.102
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature4.1.1.102
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature4.1.1.102
IntEnz4.1.1.102
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 4.1.1.102
MetaCyc4.1.1.102
Rhea expert-curated reactions4.1.1.102
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
A2QHE5, FDC1_ASPNC;  B9WJ66, FDC1_CANDC;  Q03034, FDC1_YEAST;  
O07006, PADC_BACSU;  

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