Arginine<=>Agmatine+CO2

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-350598
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
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Agmatine is polyamine formed by decarboxylation of L-arginine by arginine decarboxylase (ADC). Human ADC is a 460-amino acid protein that shows about 48% identity to mammalian ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) but has no ODC activity.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
14738999 Expression of human arginine decarboxylase, the biosynthetic enzyme for agmatine

Zhu, MY, Piletz, JE, Iyo, A, Regunathan, S

Biochim Biophys Acta 2004
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Catalyst Activity

arginine decarboxylase activity of ADC [cytosol]

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Rhea
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