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Pyruvate Decarboxylase

"Pyruvate Decarboxylase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Catalyzes the decarboxylation of an alpha keto acid to an aldehyde and carbon dioxide. Thiamine pyrophosphate is an essential cofactor. In lower organisms, which ferment glucose to ethanol and carbon dioxide, the enzyme irreversibly decarboxylates pyruvate to acetaldehyde. EC 4.1.1.1.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pyruvate Decarboxylase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pyruvate Decarboxylase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2019
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