Term Information [More information on pyruvate decarboxylase activity]

Accession
GO:0004737
Name
pyruvate decarboxylase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
2-oxo-acid carboxy-lyase (aldehyde-forming), 2-oxo-acid carboxy-lyase activity, alpha-carboxylase activity, alpha-ketoacid carboxylase activity, pyruvic decarboxylase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: a 2-oxo acid = an aldehyde + CO2. Source: EC:4.1.1.1
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004737 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of pyruvate decarboxylase activity (GO:0004737)
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pyruvate decarboxylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
pyruvate decarboxylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
pyruvate decarboxylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lyase activity (GO:0016829)
pyruvate decarboxylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbon-carbon lyase activity (GO:0016830)
pyruvate decarboxylase activity [is_a relation] is_a  carboxy-lyase activity (GO:0016831)

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