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dcyD  -  D-cysteine desulfhydrase, PLP-dependent

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

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Disease relevance of dcyD

  • Finally, in the presence of the intact yedO gene, E. coli growth was improved by addition of D-cysteine as the sole sulfur source [1].

High impact information on dcyD


  1. Role of D-cysteine desulfhydrase in the adaptation of Escherichia coli to D-cysteine. Soutourina, J., Blanquet, S., Plateau, P. J. Biol. Chem. (2001) [Pubmed]
  2. D-Cysteine desulfhydrase of Escherichia coli. Purification and characterization. Nagasawa, T., Ishii, T., Kumagai, H., Yamada, H. Eur. J. Biochem. (1985) [Pubmed]
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