IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oxalyl-CoA decarboxylase

Reaction: oxalyl-CoA = formyl-CoA + CO2

Glossary: thiamine diphosphate

Other name(s): oxalyl coenzyme A decarboxylase; oxalyl-CoA carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: oxalyl-CoA carboxy-lyase (formyl-CoA-forming)

Comments: A thiamine-diphosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-96-8


1. Quayle, J.R. Carbon assimilation by Pseudomonas oxalaticus (OX1). 7. Decarboxylation of oxalyl-coenzyme A to formyl-coenzyme A. Biochem. J. 89 (1963) 492-503.

[EC created 1961]

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