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desulfhydrases

Pronunciation: de'sulf-hi'dra-sez

Definition: Enzymes or groups of enzymes catalyzing the removal of a molecule of H2S or substituted H2S from a compound, as in the conversion of cysteine to pyruvate by cysteine desulfhydrase (cystathionine ?-lyase).

Synonym(s): desulfurases

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