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pyruvate decarboxylase activity

Known as: alpha-ketoacid carboxylase activity, alpha-carboxylase activity, pyruvic decarboxylase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: a 2-oxo acid = an aldehyde + CO2. [EC:4.1.1.1]
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2013
2013
Deletion of SIT4 phosphatase decreased the pyruvate decarboxylase activity, which is essential for directing the glucose flux to… Expand
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2008
2008
Improvement of xylose fermentation is of great importance to the fuel ethanol industry. The nonconventional thermotolerant yeast… Expand
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2004
2004
SummaryWe deleted most of the pyruvate decarboxylase structural gene PDC1 from the genome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae… Expand
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1996
1996
We cloned and sequenced the pyruvate decarboxylase (PDC; EC 4.1.1.1) structural gene KIPDCA in the yeast Kluyveromyces lactis and… Expand
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Pyruvate decarboxylase is the key enzyme in alcoholic fermentation in yeast. Two structural genes, PDC1 and PDC5 have been… Expand
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Recently we deleted the pyruvate decarboxylase structural gene PDC1 from the genome of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The… Expand
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1982
1982
The assumption that the pyruvate decarboxylase activity of Saccharomyces carlsbergensis is the main limiting factor determining… Expand
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1954
1954
In homogenates of breast muscle and heart muscle acetoin and succinic semialdehyde are final products of the anaerobic metabolism… Expand
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