EC - Thiocyanate hydrolase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
thiocyanate hydrolase
Systematic name:
thiocyanate aminohydrolase



The enzyme from Thiobacillus thioparus catalyses the first step in the degradation of thiocyanate.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018760


  1. Katayama, Y., Matsushita, Y., Kaneko, M., Kondo, M., Mizuno, T. and Nyunoya, H.
    Cloning of genes coding for the three subunits of thiocyanate hydrolase of Thiobacillus thioparus THI 115 and their evolutionary relationships to nitrile hydratase.
    J. Bacteriol. 180: 2583-2589 (1998). [PMID: 9573140]
  2. Katayama, Y., Narahara, Y., Inoue, Y., Amano, F., Kanagawa, T. and Kuraishi, H.
    A thiocyanate hydrolase of Thiobacillus thioparus.
    J. Biol. Chem. 267: 9170-9175 (1992). [PMID: 1577754]

[EC created 2000]