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Accepted name: alliin lyase
Reaction: an S-alkyl-L-cysteine S-oxide = an alkyl sulfenate + 2-aminoacrylate
Other name(s): alliinase; cysteine sulfoxide lyase; alkylcysteine sulfoxide lyase; S-alkylcysteine sulfoxide lyase; L-cysteine sulfoxide lyase; S-alkyl-L-cysteine sulfoxide lyase; alliin alkyl-sulfenate-lyase
Systematic name: S-alkyl-L-cysteine S-oxide alkyl-sulfenate-lyase (2-aminoacrylate-forming)
Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9031-77-0
1.  Durbin, R.D. and Uchytil, T.F. Purification and properties of alliin lyase from the fungus Penicillium corymbiferum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 235 (1971) 518–520.
2.  Goryachenkova, E.V. [Enzyme in garlic which forms allycine (allyinase), a protein with phosphopyridoxal.] Dokl. Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 87 (1952) 457–460. [PMID: 13020993] (in Russian)
3.  Jacobsen, J.V., Yamaguchi, M., Howard, F.D. and Bernhard, R.A. Product inhibition of the cysteine sulfoxide lyase of Tulbaghia violacea. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 127 (1968) 252–258.
[EC created 1961]

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