MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004853 - uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity

Synonyms: porphyrinogen carboxy-lyase activity, porphyrinogen decarboxylase activity, uroporphyrinogen III decarboxylase activity, uroporphyrinogen-III carboxy-lyase (coproporphyrinogen-III-forming), uroporphyrinogen-III carboxy-lyase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: uroporphyrinogen-III = coproporphyrinogen + 4 CO2.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016831 - carboxy-lyase activity

Term Members:
uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (hemE) ,
Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (UROD)

Unification Links: GO:0004853

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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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