MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004068 - aspartate 1-decarboxylase activity

Synonyms: aspartate alpha-decarboxylase activity, L-aspartate 1-carboxy-lyase (beta-alanine-forming), L-aspartate 1-carboxy-lyase activity, L-aspartate alpha-decarboxylase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: L-aspartate = beta-alanine + CO2.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016831 - carboxy-lyase activity

Term Members:
aspartate 1-decarboxylase ,
PanD proenzyme, π protein

Unification Links: GO:0004068

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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