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Adenosylmethionine Decarboxylase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adenosylmethionine Decarboxylase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.520.224.125.050
Unique ID
D012437
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012437
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the decarboxylation of S-adenosyl-L-methionine to yield 5'-deoxy-(5'-),3-aminopropyl-(1), methylsulfonium salt. It is one of the enzymes responsible for the synthesis of spermidine from putrescine. EC 4.1.1.50.
Entry Term(s)
S-Adenosylmethionine Decarboxylase
Registry Number
EC 4.1.1.50
Related Numbers
9036-20-8
CAS Type 1 Name
S-Adenosyl-L-methionine carboxy-lyase
Previous Indexing
Carboxy-Lyases (1970-1974)
S-Adenosylmethionine (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
98; see S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE DECARBOXYLASE 1991-97, see CARBOXY-LYASES 1975-90
History Note
98(75)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Adenosylmethionine Decarboxylase Preferred
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