Accepted name: cysteine dioxygenase
Reaction: L-cysteine + O2 = 3-sulfinoalanine
Other name(s): cysteine oxidase
Systematic name: L-cysteine:oxygen oxidoreductase
Comments: Requires Fe2+ and NAD(P)H.
1.  Lombardini, J.B., Singer, T.P. and Boyer, P.D. Cystein oxygenase. II. Studies on the mechanism of the reaction with 18oxygen. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 1172–1175. [PMID: 5767301]
[EC created 1972, modified 1976]

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