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Pyruvate Decarboxylase

Known as: Carboxy-Lyase, 2-Oxo Acid, Decarboxylase, Pyruvate, alpha Carboxylase 
Catalyzes the decarboxylation of an alpha keto acid to an aldehyde and carbon dioxide. Thiamine pyrophosphate is an essential cofactor. In lower… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Malic acid is a potential biomass-derivable "building block" for chemical synthesis. Since wild-type Saccharomyces cerevisiae… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Chiral amines and amino acids play an important role in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical and chemical industry. They are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Submergence-1 (Sub1), a major quantitative trait locus affecting tolerance to complete submergence in lowland rice (Oryza sativa… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The absence of alcoholic fermentation makes pyruvate decarboxylase-negative (Pdc(-)) strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Catabolism of amino acids via the Ehrlich pathway involves transamination to the corresponding alpha-keto acids, followed by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ethanolic fermentation is classically associated with flooding tolerance when plant cells switch from respiration to anaerobic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The crystal structure of tetrameric pyruvate decarboxylase from Zymomonas mobilis has been determined at 1.9 Å resolution and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the structural genes PDC1, PDC5 and PDC6 each encode an active pyruvate decarboxylase. Replacement… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Zymomonas mobilis genes for pyruvate decarboxylase (pdc) and alcohol dehydrogenase II (adhB) were integrated into the Escherichia… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The physiology of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 8066 was studied in glucose-limited chemostat cultures. Below a dilution rate of 0… Expand
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