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alliin lyase activity

Known as: cysteine sulphoxide lyase activity, L-cysteine sulfoxide lyase activity, alliin alkyl-sulfenate-lyase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: an S-alkyl-L-cysteine S-oxide = an alkyl sulfenate + 2-aminoacrylate. [EC:4.4.1.4, MetaCyc:ALLIIN-LYASE-RXN]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Alliinase is a homodimeric glycoprotein found most often in genus Allium plants. In this study, alliinase was purified from fresh… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Allicin (diallylthiosulfinate) is the best known active compound of garlic. It is generated upon the interaction of the… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Most garlic supplements are standardized on allicin potential and are enteric-coated to prevent gastric acid inactivation of the… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The flavor precursors of 17 species belonging to the Alliaceae family were analyzed by HPLC, and results were evaluated with… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have purified a novel alliinase (EC 4.4.1.4) from roots of onion (Allium cepa L.). Two isoforms with alliinase activity (I and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Allicin (diallylthiosulfinate) is the main biologically active component of freshly crushed garlic cloves. It is produced upon… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The garlic plant (Allium sativum) alliinase (EC 4.4.1.4), which catalyzes the synthesis of allicin, was purified to homogeneity… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
An alliin lyase (EC 4.4.1.4) preparation from garlic, ALLIUM SATIVUM L., has been purified to apparent homogeneity. The… Expand
1979
1979
Abstract Alliin lyase (alliin alkyl-sulfenate-lyase, EC 4.4.1.4; alliinase) of onion bulbs has been purified to homogeneity. The… Expand
Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
1. Alliin lyase (EC 4.4.1.4) was purified up to sevenfold from garlic-bulb homogenates. The enzyme was unstable to storage at -10… Expand