desulfhydrases

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de·sulf·hy·dras·es

(dē'sŭlf-hī'dră-sez),
Enzymes or groups of enzymes catalyzing the removal of a molecule of H2S or substituted H2S from a compound, as in the conversion of cysteine to pyruvate by cysteine desulfhydrase (cystathionine γ-lyase).
Synonym(s): desulfurases

de·sulf·hy·dras·es

(dē-sŭlf-hī'drā-sĕz)
Enzymes or groups of enzymes catalyzing the removal of a molecule of H2S or substituted H2S from a compound, as in the conversion of cysteine to pyruvic acid by cysteine desulfhydrase (cystathionine γ-lyase).
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Esaki, "Bacterial cysteine desulfurases: their function and mechanisms," Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol.
Dos Santos, "Shared-intermediates in the biosynthesis of thio-cofactors: mechanism and functions of cysteine desulfurases and sulfur acceptors," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, vol.
Cysteine desulfurase (CDS; EC 2.8.1.7) is an important enzyme for the assimilatory sulfur metabolism, where it performs the following desulfuration reaction [3, 6, 7] (Scheme 1):
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