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Information on EC 4.1.1.17 - ornithine decarboxylase

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     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.1 Carboxy-lyases
                4.1.1.17 ornithine decarboxylase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Reaction Schemes
Synonyms
odc, lysine/ornithine decarboxylase, s-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase/ornithine decarboxylase, ldc/odc, odc-paralogue, xodc2, adometdc/odc, xodc1, pfodc/adometdc, more
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LITERATURE
L-ornithine = putrescine + CO2
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