methionine gamma-lyase activity

Known as: methionine lyase activity, methioninase activity, L-methioninase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: L-methionine = methanethiol + NH3 + 2-oxobutanoate. [EC:4.4.1.11]
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1973-2017
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2011
2011
L-Methioninase was purified to electrophoretic homogeneity from cultures of Aspergillus flavipes using anion-exchange and gel… (More)
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2009
2009
Solid-state fermentation was carried out for the production of extra-cellular L-methioninase by Aspergillus flavipes (Bain and… (More)
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2004
2004
Methylselenol from selenium metabolism is postulated to be and most experimental evidence now indicates that it is the selenium… (More)
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2004
2004
L-Methionine gamma-lyase (EC 4.4.1.11) is a pyridoxal 5'-phosphate-dependent multifunctional enzyme. Measuring the initial… (More)
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1997
1997
Depletion of plasma methionine is expected to inhibit or reverse growth of methionine-dependent tumors; however, modulation of… (More)
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1993
1993
Many types of human and animal tumors have an absolute requirement for methionine. This requirement can be satisfied by… (More)
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1990
1990
In 12 species of Fusobacterium the following characteristics were studied; the desulfhydration of L-cysteine and L-methionine by… (More)
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1980
1980
Human embryonic lung fibroblasts (F-136-35-56) capable of growing in medium containing DL-homocysteine instead of L-methionine… (More)
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1979
1979
Published reports indicate that normal rodent cells can grow in medium containing either L-methionine or L-homocysteine, whereas… (More)
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