Table 2 Molecular characteristics of 14 decarboxylases' substrates

From: The role of aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase in bacillamide C biosynthesis by Bacillus atrophaeus C89

Deduced enzyme substrate H Donor Number of Aromatic bonds Volume Molecular Weight Log P* Solubility
2-Acetolactate 2 0 86.77 132.115 −0.634 −0.702
Oxalate 2 0 45.27 90.0349 −0.429 −0.553
4-Hydroxybenzoate 2 6 84.37 138.121 1.217 −1.092
L-Lysine 3 0 101.52 146.188 −3.24 −0.891
Acetoacetate 1 0 68.25 102.089 −0.294 −0.355
L-Aspartate 3 0 80.26 133.103 −3.78 −0.368
Uroporphyrinogen III 12 20 524.78 836.795 4.06 −4.289
(R)-4′-Phosphopantothenoyl-L-cysteine 7 0 246.61 402.358 −1.503 −0.365
Orotidine 5′-phosphate 6 0 196.53 368.191 −2.663 −0.526
L-Arginine 5 0 110.1 174.201 −3.831 −0.018
L-Tryptophan 3 10 128.96 204.225 −1.312 −2.641
L-Phenylalanine 2 6 109.41 165.189 −1.605 −2.051
Phosphatidylserine 3 0 207.85 343.224 −4.374 −0.459
4-Coumarate 1 6 102.89 163.15 0.211 −2.054
  1. Note: * LogP means logarithm of the octanol-water partition coefficient.