Reaction: 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate = pyrogallol + CO2
Glossary: gallate = 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate
Other name(s): gallic acid decarboxylase; gallate carboxy-lyase
Systematic name: 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate carboxy-lyase (pyrogallol-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 37290-51-0
1. Grant, D.J.W. and Patel, J.C. Non-oxidative decarboxylation of p-hydroxybenzoic acid, gentisic acid, protocatechuic acid, and gallic acid by Klebsiella aerogenes (Aerobacter aerogenes). J. Microbiol. Serol. 35 (1969) 325-343.