aromatic-L-amino-acid decarboxylase
Enzyme information
Common names
aromatic-L-amino-acid decarboxylase
DOPA decarboxylase
tryptophan decarboxylase
hydroxytryptophan decarboxylase
L-DOPA decarboxylase
aromatic amino acid decarboxylase
5-hydroxytryptophan decarboxylase
aromatic-L-amino-acid carboxy-lyase (tryptamine-forming)
4.1.1.28
EC Number
4.1.1.28
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Reactions
L-Tryptophan = CO2 + Tryptamine
L-Phenylalanine = CO2 + Phenethylamine
L-Tyrosine = CO2 + Tyramine
L-Histidine = CO2 + 1H-Imidazole-4-ethanamine
3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine = CO2 + Dopamine
5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan = CO2 + Serotonin
CO2 + 5-Hydroxykynurenamine = 5-Hydroxykynurenine