Tyrosine Phenol-Lyase


L-Tyrosine phenol-lyase (deaminating)

Phenol-Lyase, Tyrosine

Tyrosine Phenol Lyase

beta Tyrosinase


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