hydroxynitrile lyase

hydroxynitrile lyase

(1) (R)-mandelonitrile lyase, EC 4.1.2.10.
(2) Hydroxymandelonitrile lyase, EC 4.1.2.11.
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Overexpression of hydroxynitrile lyase in transgenic cassava roots accelerates cyanogenesis and food detoxification.
Hydroxynitrile lyases are involved in cyanogenesis, release of hydrogen cyanide from damaged tissues, and part of a defense mechanism against herbivores or fungi, respectively [34, 35].