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L-3-cyanoalanine synthase activity

Known as: beta-cyano-L-alanine synthase activity, beta-cyanoalanine synthetase activity, beta-cyanoalanine synthase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: L-cysteine + HCN = sulfide + L-3-cyanoalanine. [EC:4.4.1.9, MetaCyc:L-3-CYANOALANINE-SYNTHASE-RXN]
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2006
2006
The two shell layers, i. e. , the ligament (HCL) and the inner nacreous layers (HCN) from bivalve shells of Hyriopsis cumingii… Expand
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2001
2001
High-resolution infrared laser spectroscopy was used to obtain rotationally resolved infrared spectra of adsorbate-metal… Expand
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1998
1998
The activity of beta-cyanoalanine synthase (CAS, EC 4.4.1.9) in cotyledons of cocklebur seeds (Xanthium pennsylvanicum Wallr… Expand
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1991
1991
L-3-Cyanoalanine synthase activity is clearly linked to differential cyanide tolerance of two insect species, the southern… Expand
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1989
1989
The action of ethylene on the capacity of plant tissues to metabolize cyanide to beta-cyanoalanine was examined. Beta… Expand
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
HCN is the putative product of C-1 and amino moieties of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC) during its conversion to… Expand
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1985
1985
The subcellular and developmental distribution of beta-cyanoalanine synthase (EC 4.4.1.9), which catalyzes the reaction between… Expand
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1978
1978
MYERS, D. F. and W. E. FRY. 1978. Enzymatic release and metabolism of hydrogen cyanide in sorghum infected by Gloeocercospora… Expand
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1975
1975
Beta-cyano-L-alanine synthase [L-cysteine hydrogen-sulfide-lyase (adding HCN), EC 4.4.1.9] was purified about 4000-fold from blue… Expand
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