IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: arylmalonate decarboxylase

Reaction: 2-aryl-2-methylmalonate = 2-arylpropanoate + CO2

Other name(s): AMDASE; 2-aryl-2-methylmalonate carboxy-lyase; 2-aryl-2-methylmalonate carboxy-lyase (2-arylpropionate-forming)

Systematic name: 2-aryl-2-methylmalonate carboxy-lyase (2-arylpropanoate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 144713-36-0, 154102-95-1


1. Miyamoto, K., Ohta, H. Cloning and heterologous expression of a novel arylmalonate decarboxylase gene from Alcaligenes bronchisepticus KU 1201. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 38 (1992) 234-238. [PMID: 1369144]

[EC created 1999]

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