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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2008
2008
Improvement of xylose fermentation is of great importance to the fuel ethanol industry. The nonconventional thermotolerant yeast… (More)
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2004
2004
Two yeast strains, Saccharomyces fermentati and S. delbrueckii, have been found that promote acyloin condensation with yields… (More)
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2002
2002
Emissions of acetaldehyde from tree leaves were investigated by proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS), a technique… (More)
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1997
1997
Pyruvate ferredoxin oxidoreductase (POR) has been previously purified from the hyperthermophilic archaeon, Pyrococcus furiosus… (More)
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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… (More)
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1991
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1991
Pyruvate decarboxylase is the key enzyme in alcoholic fermentation in yeast. Two structural genes, PDC1 and PDC5 have been… (More)
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1990
1990
Recently we deleted the pyruvate decarboxylase structural gene PDC1 from the genome of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The… (More)
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1982
1982
Six different pyruvate decarboxylase mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae were isolated. They belong to two unlinked… (More)
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1975
1975
A complete deficiency in the pyruvate dehydrogenase system activity contributed to the death of a 6-month-old infant with… (More)
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1970
1970
A patient with an intermittent movement disorder has been found to have an inherited defect in pyruvate decarboxylase ((2-oxo… (More)
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