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EC 4.1.1.52     
Accepted name: 6-methylsalicylate decarboxylase
Reaction: 6-methylsalicylate = 3-methylphenol + CO2
Glossary: 3-methylphenol = 3-cresol = m-cresol
Other name(s): 6-methylsalicylic acid (2,6-cresotic acid) decarboxylase; 6-MSA decarboxylase; 6-methylsalicylate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name: 6-methylsalicylate carboxy-lyase (3-methylphenol-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37289-50-2
References:
1.  Light, R.J. 6-Methylsalicylic acid decarboxylase from Penicillium patulum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 191 (1969) 430–438. [PMID: 5354271]
2.  Vogel, G. and Lynen, F. 6-Methylsalicylsäure-Decarboxylase. Naturwissenschaften 57 (1970) 664.
[EC 4.1.1.52 created 1972, modified 2011]
 
 


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