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Entry
EC 4.99.1.2                 Enzyme                                 

Name
alkylmercury lyase;
organomercury lyase;
organomercurial lyase;
alkylmercury mercuric-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Other lyases;
Sole sub-subclass for lyases that do not belong in the other subclasses
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
alkylmercury mercuric-lyase (alkane-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
an alkylmercury + H+ = an alkane + Hg2+ [RN:R03529]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
alkylmercury [CPD:C01343];
H+ [CPD:C00080]
Product
alkane [CPD:C01371];
Hg2+ [CPD:C00703]
Comment
Acts on CH3Hg+ and a number of other alkylmercury compounds, in the presence of cysteine or other thiols, liberating mercury as a mercaptide.
History
EC 4.99.1.2 created 1978
Orthology
K00221  
alkylmercury lyase
Genes
EUN: 
SEE: 
VCQ: 
AJO: 
MAQ: 
AMC: 
CZA: 
CYCME_0208(merB) CYCME_2512(merB2)
BMK: 
BYI: 
BPX: 
BFN: 
OI25_7578(merB) OI25_8287(merB)
GBM: 
MMR: 
SBD: 
GXY: 
GEA: 
SUW: 
SAUA: 
SAUZ: 
SAUT: 
SAUJ: 
SAUK: 
SAUQ: 
SAUX: 
SAUR: 
SEP: 
MGI: 
MSP: 
MAB: 
MMI: 
MMAR_p10(merB)
MRH: 
MCB: 
CUS: 
CUV: 
CDO: 
GBR: 
STRC: 
ACH: 
KSE: 
AMN: 
AMM: 
AMZ: 
AOI: 
ALU: 
PDX: 
SNA: 
BBD: 
NVN: 
NEV: 
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Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:9382]
  Authors
Tezuka T, Tonomura K.
  Title
Purification and properties of an enzyme catalyzing the splitting of carbon-mercury linkages from mercury-resistant Pseudomonas K-62 strain. I. Splitting enzyme 1.
  Journal
J. Biochem. (Tokyo). 80 (1976) 79-87.
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 
UM-BBD (Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database): 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
72560-99-7

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