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Entry
EC 4.4.1.10                 Enzyme                                 

Name
cysteine lyase;
cysteine (sulfite) lyase;
L-cysteine hydrogen-sulfide-lyase (adding sulfite)
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-sulfur lyases;
Carbon-sulfur lyases (only sub-subclass identified to date)
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-cysteine hydrogen-sulfide-lyase (adding sulfite; L-cysteate-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-cysteine + sulfite = L-cysteate + hydrogen sulfide [RN:R00901]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-cysteine [CPD:C00097];
sulfite [CPD:C00094]
Product
L-cysteate [CPD:C00506];
hydrogen sulfide [CPD:C00283]
Comment
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Can use a second molecule of cysteine (producing lanthionine), or other alkyl thiols, as a replacing agent.
History
EC 4.4.1.10 created 1972
Pathway
Cysteine and methionine metabolism
Taurine and hypotaurine metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:5813025]
  Authors
Tolosa EA, Chepurnova NK, Khomutov RM, Severin ES.
  Title
Reactions catalysed by cysteine lyase from the yolk sac of chicken embryo.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 171 (1969) 369-71.
  Organism
Gallus gallus
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9079-86-1

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