A category or subclass of enzymes that removes or eliminates a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic group. Carbidopa is an inhibitor of the decarboxylation of levodopa.
Any group of enzymes that accelerate decarboxylation, esp. of alpha-amino acids.
any of the enzymes that hydrolize the carboxyl group
an enzyme involved in the synthesis of dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin
An enzyme in the blood and brain that metabolizes levodopa to dopamine
Decarboxylase is an enzyme that removes a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic group (e.g. from an a-amino acid, converting it into an amine).