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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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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Improvement of xylose fermentation is of great importance to the fuel ethanol industry. The nonconventional thermotolerant yeast… Expand
2004
2004
SummaryWe deleted most of the pyruvate decarboxylase structural gene PDC1 from the genome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We cloned and sequenced the pyruvate decarboxylase (PDC; EC 4.1.1.1) structural gene KIPDCA in the yeast Kluyveromyces lactis and… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
  • S. Hohmann
  • Journal of bacteriology
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 7323168
Pyruvate decarboxylase is the key enzyme in alcoholic fermentation in yeast. Two structural genes, PDC1 and PDC5 have been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Recently we deleted the pyruvate decarboxylase structural gene PDC1 from the genome of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The… Expand
1982
1982
The assumption that the pyruvate decarboxylase activity of Saccharomyces carlsbergensis is the main limiting factor determining… Expand
1954
1954
  • C. H. Monfoort
  • Archives internationales de physiologie et de…
  • 1954
  • Corpus ID: 37144805
In homogenates of breast muscle and heart muscle acetoin and succinic semialdehyde are final products of the anaerobic metabolism… Expand