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Table 1 Substrate specificities of native and recombinant enzymes

From: An endogenous factor enhances ferulic acid decarboxylation catalyzed by phenolic acid decarboxylase from Candida guilliermondii

Enzyme Substrate Specific activity (U mg-1) Relative activity a (%)
Native FA 378 ± 16 100
  PCA 393 ± 6 104
  CA 53 ± 9 14
Recombinant Wild-type   
  FA 260 ± 30 100
  PCA 259 ± 4.0 100
  CA 31.7 ± 2.8 12
  M57L   
  FA 20.1 ± 0.3 100
  PCA 20.5 ± 0.3 102
  CA 2.93 ± 0.03 15
  M57T   
  FA < 0.1 -
  PCA < 0.1 -
  CA < 0.01 -
  M57A   
  FA < 1.0 -
  PCA < 1.0 -
  CA < 0.02 -
  1. a The FA decarboxylation activities of the native and recombinant enzymes are taken as 100% for each.