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Substance Name: Decarboxylase, tyrosine
RN: 9002-09-9


  • A pyridoxal-phosphate protein that catalyzes the conversion of L-tyrosine to tyramine and carbon dioxide. The bacterial enzyme also acts on 3-hydroxytyrosine and, more slowly, on 3-hydroxyphenylalanine. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Tyrosine Decarboxylase


  • E.C.
  • EINECS 232-652-9
  • Tyrosine decarboxylase

Systematic Name

  • Decarboxylase, tyrosine

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9002-09-9

System Generated Number

  • 0009002099