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B6db activities:
Description Cysteine lyase.
Catalyzed reaction L-cysteine + sulfite = L-cysteate + H(2)S.
Cofactor Pyridoxal-phosphate.
Comments -!- Can use a second molecule of cysteine (producing lanthionine) or other alkyl thiols as replacing agents.
Organisms -Metazoa
Links Enzyme (activities)
BRENDA (activities)
KEGG (pathways)
PLPMDB (PLP mutants)
 Tolosa, E. A.; Chepurnova, N. K.; Khomutov, R. M.; Severin, E. S. (1969) Reactions catalysed by cysteine lyase from the yolk sac of chicken embryo Biochim Biophys Acta 171 369-71.

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B6db activities