ornithine => putrescine + CO2

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-70692
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
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L-ornithine is converted into putrescine by ODC holoenzyme complex.Putrescine is subsequent used for polyamine synthesis.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
  The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, 8th ed

Beaudet, AL, Scriver, CR, Sly, WS, Valle, D

  2001
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Catalyst Activity

ornithine decarboxylase activity of PXLP-K69-ODC1 [cytosol]

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Rhea
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