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Substance Name: Aromatic amino acid decarboxylase
RN: 9042-64-2


  • An enzyme group with broad specificity. The enzymes decarboxylate a range of aromatic amino acids including dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA DECARBOXYLASE); TRYPTOPHAN; and HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN.
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Aromatic-L-Amino-Acid Decarboxylases


  • DOPA decarboxylase

Systematic Name

  • Aromatic amino acid decarboxylase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9042-64-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009042642