Reaction: orotidine 5'-phosphate = UMP + CO2
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Other name(s): orotidine-5'-monophosphate decarboxylase; orotodylate decarboxylase; orotidine phosphate decarboxylase; OMP decarboxylase; orotate monophosphate decarboxylase; orotidine monophosphate decarboxylase; orotidine phosphate decarboxylase; OMP-DC; orotate decarboxylase; orotidine 5'-phosphate decarboxylase; orotidylic decarboxylase; orotidylic acid decarboxylase; orotodylate decarboxylase; ODCase; orotic decarboxylase; orotidine-5'-phosphate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name: orotidine-5'-phosphate carboxy-lyase (UMP-forming)
Comments: The enzyme from higher eukaryotes is identical with EC 188.8.131.52 orotate phosphoribosyltransferase .
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-62-8
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