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Accepted name: dehydro-L-gulonate decarboxylase
Reaction: 3-dehydro-L-gulonate = L-xylulose + CO2
Other name(s): keto-L-gulonate decarboxylase; 3-keto-L-gulonate decarboxylase; 3-dehydro-L-gulonate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name: 3-dehydro-L-gulonate carboxy-lyase (L-xylulose-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9024-67-3
1.  Smiley, J.D. and Ashwell, G. Purification and properties of β-L-hydroxy acid dehydrogenase. II. Isolation of β-keto-L-gluconic acid, an intermediate in L-xylulose biosynthesis. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 357–364.
[EC created 1965]

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