MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008948 - oxaloacetate decarboxylase activity

Synonyms: oxalacetic acid decarboxylase activity, oxalate beta-decarboxylase activity, oxaloacetate beta-decarboxylase activity, oxaloacetate carboxy-lyase (pyruvate-forming), oxaloacetate carboxy-lyase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: oxaloacetate = pyruvate + CO2.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016831 - carboxy-lyase activity

Term Members:
malate dehydrogenase, NAD-requiring (maeA) ,

Unification Links: GO:0008948

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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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