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Tyrosine Decarboxylase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tyrosine Decarboxylase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.520.224.125.875
Unique ID
D014445
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014445
Scope Note
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 4.1.1.25.
Registry Number
EC 4.1.1.25
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Tyrosine carboxy-lyase
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Tyrosine Decarboxylase Preferred
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