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Substance Name: Tryptophanase
RN: 9024-00-4

Note

  • An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of L-tryptophan and water to indole, pyruvate, and ammonia. It is a pyridoxal-phosphate protein, requiring K+. It also catalyzes 2,3-elimination and beta-replacement reactions of some indole-substituted tryptophan analogs of L-cysteine, L-serine, and other 3-substituted amino acids. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 4.1.99.1.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 
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MeSH Heading

  • Tryptophanase

Systematic Name

  • Tryptophanase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9024-00-4

System Generated Number

  • 0009024004