EC 1.8.2.7     
Accepted name: thiocyanate desulfurase
Reaction: thiocyanate + 2 ferricytochrome c + H2O = cyanate + sulfur + 2 ferrocytochrome c + 2 H+
Other name(s): TcDH; thiocyanate dehydrogenase
Systematic name: thiocyanate:cytochrome c oxidoreductase (cyanate and sulfur-forming)
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thioalkalivibrio paradoxus, contains three copper ions in its active site. It catalyses the direct conversion of thiocyanate into cyanate and elemental sulfur without involvement of molecular oxygen.
References:
1.  Tikhonova, T.V., Sorokin, D.Y., Hagen, W.R., Khrenova, M.G., Muyzer, G., Rakitina, T.V., Shabalin, I.G., Trofimov, A.A., Tsallagov, S.I. and Popov, V.O. Trinuclear copper biocatalytic center forms an active site of thiocyanate dehydrogenase. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (2020) . [PMID: 32094184]
[EC 1.8.2.7 created 2020]
 
 


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