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Accepted name: D-cysteine desulfhydrase
Reaction: D-cysteine + H2O = sulfide + NH3 + pyruvate
Other name(s): D-cysteine lyase; D-cysteine sulfide-lyase (deaminating)
Systematic name: D-cysteine sulfide-lyase (deaminating; pyruvate-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 84012-74-8
1.  Nagasawa, T., Ishii, T., Kumagai, H. and Yamada, H. D-Cysteine desulfhydrase of Escherichia coli. Purification and characterization. Eur. J. Biochem. 153 (1985) 541–551. [DOI] [PMID: 3908101]
2.  Schmidt, A. A cysteine desulfhydrase from spinach leaves specific for D-cysteine. Z. Pflanzenphysiol. 107 (1982) 301–312.
3.  Schmidt, A. and Erdle, I. A cysteine desulfhydrase specific for D-cysteine from the green-alga Chlorella fusca. Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 38 (1983) 428–435.
[EC created 1986]

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