EC - D-cysteine desulfhydrase

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Accepted name:
D-cysteine desulfhydrase
Other names:
D-cysteine lyase
D-cysteine sulfide-lyase (deaminating)
Systematic name:
D-cysteine sulfide-lyase (deaminating; pyruvate-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0019148
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (51) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Nagasawa, T., Ishii, T., Kumagai, H. and Yamada, H.
    D-Cysteine desulfhydrase of Escherichia coli. Purification and characterization.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 153 : 541-551 (1985). [PMID: 3908101]
  2. Schmidt, A.
    A cysteine desulfhydrase from spinach leaves specific for D-cysteine.
    Z. Pflanzenphysiol. 107 : 301-312 (1982).
  3. Schmidt, A. and Erdle, I.
    A cysteine desulfhydrase specific for D-cysteine from the green-alga Chlorella fusca.
    Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 38 : 428-435 (1983).

[EC created 1986]