Cyanide-metabolizing enzyme rhodanese in human tissues: comparison with domestic animals

@article{Aminlari2006CyanidemetabolizingER,
  title={Cyanide-metabolizing enzyme rhodanese in human tissues: comparison with domestic animals},
  author={M. Aminlari and Ali Malekhusseini and F. Akrami and H. Ebrahimnejad},
  journal={Comparative Clinical Pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={47-51}
}
The enzyme rhodanese (thiosulfate:cyanide sulfurtransferase) is an ubiquitous enzyme with activity in all living organisms, from bacteria to man. It has been suggested that this enzyme plays a central role in cyanide detoxification. The purpose of this investigation was to determine rhodanese activities in different tissues of human and compare them with those found in domestic animals. Normal human tissues were obtained from consenting patients who had undergone surgery after confirmation of… Expand

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