S-Adenosylmethionine Decarboxylase from the Thermophilic Archaebacterium Sulfolobus Solfataricus

  • Giovanna Cacciapuoti
  • Marina Porcelli
  • Agata Gambacorta
  • Teresa Romano
  • Mario De Rosa
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 250)


It is well known that S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase (AdoMet DC) plays a key role in the polyamine biosynthetic pathway by catalyzing the formation of S-adenosyl(5′)-3-methylthiopropylamine, the donor of the propylamine moiety of polyamines (1–3).


Methyl Glyoxal Pyridoxal Phosphate Histidine Decarboxylase SULFOLOBUS SOLFATARICUS Methionine Adenosyltransferase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanna Cacciapuoti
    • 1
  • Marina Porcelli
    • 1
  • Agata Gambacorta
    • 1
    • 2
  • Teresa Romano
    • 1
  • Mario De Rosa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry of MacromoleculesUniversity of Naples First Medical SchoolItaly
  2. 2.Institute for the Chemistry of Molecules of Biological InterestCNRNaplesItaly

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