Gene Symbol: PDC6
Description: indolepyruvate decarboxylase 6
Alias: indolepyruvate decarboxylase 6
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Hohmann S. Characterization of PDC6, a third structural gene for pyruvate decarboxylase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Bacteriol. 1991;173:7963-9 pubmed
    ..Hohmann and H. Cederberg, Eur. J. Biochem. 188:615-621, 1990). Here I describe PDC6, a gene structurally closely related to PDC1 and PDC5...
  2. Dickinson J, Harrison S, Hewlins M. An investigation of the metabolism of valine to isobutyl alcohol in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:25751-6 pubmed
    ..decarboxylase, is the one that is used because elimination of pyruvate decarboxylase activity in a pdc1 pdc5 pdc6 triple mutant virtually abolished isobutyl alcohol production...
  3. Oud B, Flores C, Gancedo C, Zhang X, Trueheart J, Daran J, et al. An internal deletion in MTH1 enables growth on glucose of pyruvate-decarboxylase negative, non-fermentative Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Microb Cell Fact. 2012;11:131 pubmed publisher
    ..cerevisiae, but also allows introduction of this portable genetic element into various industrial yeast strains, thereby simplifying metabolic engineering strategies. ..
  4. Dickinson J, Salgado L, Hewlins M. The catabolism of amino acids to long chain and complex alcohols in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:8028-34 pubmed
  5. Agarwal P, Uppada V, Noronha S. Comparison of pyruvate decarboxylases from Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Komagataella pastoris (Pichia pastoris). Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97:9439-49 pubmed publisher
    ..cerevisiae. PpPDC in comparison to all isozymes of S. cerevisiae is less efficient at decarboxylation. All the enzymes exhibit allostery, indicating that they are substrate activated. ..