adenosylmethionine decarboxylase

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EC; systematic name: S‐adenosyl‐l‐methionine carboxy‐lyase. An enzyme of polyamine (and hence trypanothione) biosynthesis that catalyses the decarboxylation of S‐adenosyl‐l‐methionine to (5′‐deoxyadenosin‐5′‐yl)(3‐aminopropyl)methylsulfonium salt; pyruvate acts as a cofactor. The product ...

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