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BCNA     2-amino-3-cyano-propanoic acid

Synonyms: NSC-529055, LS-15982, NSC529055, NSC 529055, AC1L21XL, ...
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  • The application of cyanide-metabolizing enzymes to environmental control. I. Preparation and characterization of rhodanese and beta-cyanoalanine synthase, immobilized on solid supports [11].


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