|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 18.104.22.168
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: uroporphyrinogen III decarboxylase, porphyrinogen carboxy-lyase, porphyrinogen decarboxylase, uroporphyrinogen-III carboxy-lyase
A reaction in porphyrin biosynthesis.
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Acts on a number of porphyrinogens.
Tomio70: Tomio JM, Garcia RC, San Martin de Viale LC, Grinstein M (1970). "Porphyrin biosynthesis. VII. Porphyrinogen carboxy-lyase from avian erythrocytes. Purification and properties." Biochim Biophys Acta 198(2);353-63. PMID: 4984554
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