acetolactate synthase activity

Known as: pyruvate:pyruvate acetaldehydetransferase (decarboxylating), alpha-acetohydroxy acid synthetase activity, alpha-acetolactate synthetase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: 2 pyruvate = 2-acetolactate + CO2. [EC:2.2.1.6]

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1971-2017
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2008
2008
A new acetolactate synthase (ALS)-inhibiting herbicide, propyl 4-(2-(4,6-dimethoxypyrimidin-2-yloxy)benzylamino)benzoate (ZJ0273… (More)
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2007
2007
Acetolactate synthase (EC 4.1.3.18) activity was examined in maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm and embryos as a function of kernel… (More)
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2004
2004
To enhance hydrogen (H2) production from glucose by Enterobacter aerogenes HU-101, two mutants, strains VP-1 and VP-2, with… (More)
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1993
1993
The production of aroma compounds (acetoin and diacetyl) in fresh unripened cheese by Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis biovar… (More)
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1988
1988
Acetolactate synthase (EC 4.1.3.18) activity was examined in maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm and embryos as a function of kernel… (More)
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1986
1986
Sulfometuron methyl, a sulfonylurea herbicide, blocks growth of bacteria, yeast, and higher plants by inhibition of acetolactate… (More)
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1984
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1984
The sulfonylurea herbicide sulfometuron methyl inhibits the growth of several bacterial species. In the presence of L-valine… (More)
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1977
1977
Strains of Escherichia coli K-12 possessing only one of the three genes coding for acetolactate synthetase activity present… (More)
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1976
1976
A strain carrying the ilv0603 mutation has been isolated in E. coli K-12 and its characteristics were found to be very similar to… (More)
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1974
1974
A mutant requiring isoleucine and valine for growth, because of the absence of acetolactate synthase activity, has been isolated… (More)
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