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Tyrosine Phenol-Lyase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tyrosine Phenol-Lyase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.520.224.900
Unique ID
D014447
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014447
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of tyrosine to phenol, pyruvate, and ammonia. It is a pyridoxal phosphate protein. The enzyme also forms pyruvate from D-tyrosine, L-cysteine, S-methyl-L-cysteine, L-serine, and D-serine, although at a slower rate. EC 4.1.99.2.
Entry Term(s)
beta-Tyrosinase
Registry Number
EC 4.1.99.2
Related Numbers
9059-31-8
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Tyrosine phenol-lyase (deaminating)
Previous Indexing
Lyases (1972-1974)
Phenols (1974)
Tyrosine (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LYASES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under LYASES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2003/07/09
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