EC 4.4.1.10 - Cysteine lyase

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EC 4.4.1.10

Names

Accepted name:
cysteine lyase
Other names:
cysteine (sulfite) lyase
L-cysteine hydrogen-sulfide-lyase (adding sulfite)
Systematic name:
L-cysteine hydrogen-sulfide-lyase (adding sulfite; L-cysteate-forming)

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Can use a second molecule of cysteine (producing lanthionine), or other alkyl thiols, as a replacing agent.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047803
CAS Registry Number: 9079-86-1

References

  1. Tolosa, E.A., Chepurnova, N.K., Khomutov, R.M. and Severin, E.S.
    Reactions catalysed by cysteine lyase from the yolk sac of chicken embryo.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 171: 369-371 (1969). [PMID: 5813025]

[EC 4.4.1.10 created 1972]