orotidylic acid decarboxylase
an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of OMP to UMP and CO2; a defect or inhibition of this enzyme results in orotic aciduria and orotidinuria; this enzyme is a part of pyrimidine biosynthesis.
Synonym(s): OMP decarboxylase
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.