arginine decarboxylase activity

Known as: L-arginine carboxy-lyase (agmatine-forming), L-arginine carboxy-lyase activity, SpeA 
Catalysis of the reaction: L-arginine + H(+) = agmatine + CO(2). [EC:4.1.1.19, RHEA:17644]

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2006
2006
Ornithine decarboxylase (ODC), a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of polyamines, is a labile protein that is regulated by… (More)
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2004
2004
Polyamines have been suggested to play an important role in stress protection. However, attempts to determine the function of… (More)
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2004
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2004
Polyamines play pivotal roles in plant defense to environmental stresses. However, stress tolerance of genetically engineered… (More)
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2001
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2001
Unlike other eukaryotes, which can synthesize polyamines only from ornithine, plants possess an additional pathway from arginine… (More)
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2000
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2000
The relatedness of group A streptococcal (GAS) strains isolated from 35 Canadian patients with invasive disease of different… (More)
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1998
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1998
Staphylococcal enterotoxins are exotoxins produced by Staphylococcus aureus that possess emetic and superantigenic properties… (More)
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1993
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1993
Sixty-two invasive Streptococcus pyogenes strains, including 32 strains isolated from patients with streptococcal toxic shock… (More)
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1992
1992
Trypanosoma cruzi was found to release 14CO2 from radiolabeled arginine, and this effect was inhibited by either DL-alpha… (More)
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1985
1985
Activity of arginine decarboxylase in etiolated pea seedlings appears 24 hours after seed imbibition, reaches its highest level… (More)
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1983
1983
Incubation of peeled oat Avena sativa L. var Victory leaf segments on media of pH 5.0 or below leads to a rapid and massive… (More)
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