An enzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of tyrosine to phenol, pyruvate, and ammonia. It is a pyridoxal phosphate protein. The enzyme also forms pyruvate from D-tyrosine, L-cysteine, S-methyl-L-cysteine, L-serine, and D-serine, although at a slower rate. EC 126.96.36.199.
Also Known As:
Phenol-Lyase, Tyrosine; Tyrosine Phenol Lyase; beta Tyrosinase; beta-Tyrosinase; L-Tyrosine phenol-lyase (deaminating)
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