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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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2001
2001
High-resolution infrared laser spectroscopy was used to obtain rotationally resolved infrared spectra of adsorbate-metal… Expand
1998
1998
The activity of beta-cyanoalanine synthase (CAS, EC 4.4.1.9) in cotyledons of cocklebur seeds (Xanthium pennsylvanicum Wallr… Expand
1991
1991
L-3-Cyanoalanine synthase activity is clearly linked to differential cyanide tolerance of two insect species, the southern… Expand
1989
1989
The action of ethylene on the capacity of plant tissues to metabolize cyanide to beta-cyanoalanine was examined. Beta… Expand
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The subcellular and developmental distribution of beta-cyanoalanine synthase (EC 4.4.1.9), which catalyzes the reaction between… Expand
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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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
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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