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B6db families: b
Description L-3-cyanoalanine synthase (family b)
Notes Family composed of enzymes from insects, only distantly related to and most similar to cysteine synthase (E.C.
PLP Fold Type II
PLP-dependent Domain
Domain alignment
Domain hmm
Fold type II

Reference sequence AHY81321
Domain interval 16-313
Catalytic site 41 K
 Herfurth AM, van Ohlen M, Wittstock U (2017) β-Cyanoalanine Synthases and Their Possible Role in Pierid Host Plant Adaptation Insects 8 E62.

 van Ohlen M, Herfurth AM, Kerbstadt H, Wittstock U (2016) Cyanide detoxification in an insect herbivore: Molecular identification of β-cyanoalanine synthases from Pieris rapae Insect Biochem Mol Biol 70 99-110.

 Wybouw N, Dermauw W, Tirry L, Stevens C, Grbić M, Feyereisen R, Van Leeuwen T (2014) A gene horizontally transferred from bacteria protects arthropods from host plant cyanide poisoning Elife 3 e02365.

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B6db families