pyruvate decarboxylase
Enzyme information
Common names
pyruvate decarboxylase
alpha-carboxylase
pyruvic decarboxylase
alpha-ketoacid carboxylase
2-oxo-acid carboxy-lyase
4.1.1.1
EC Number
4.1.1.1
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Reactions
Pyruvate + Thiamin diphosphate = CO2 + 2-(alpha-Hydroxyethyl)thiamine diphosphate
Pyruvate = CO2 + Acetaldehyde
2-Oxo acid = CO2 + Aldehyde
Thiamin diphosphate + Acetaldehyde = 2-(alpha-Hydroxyethyl)thiamine diphosphate