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β-Cyano-L-alanine (BCA) is used as a cystathione γ-lyase (CSE) inhibitor to study the physiological roles of hydrogen sulfide in processes such as angiogenesis and hypertension.
Endogenous hydrogen sulfide contributes to the cardioprotection by metabolic inhibition preconditioning in the rat ventricular myocytes. Pan TT, Feng ZN, Lee SW, et al. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 40(1), 119-30, (2006)
Role of hydrogen sulphide in haemorrhagic shock in the rat: protective effect of inhibitors of hydrogen sulphide biosynthesis. Mok YY, Atan MS, Yoke Ping C, et al. Br. J. Pharmacol. 143(7), 881-9, (2004)
The smooth muscle relaxant effect of hydrogen sulphide in vitro: evidence for a physiological role to control intestinal contractility. Teague B, Asiedu S, and Moore PK Br. J. Pharmacol. 137(2), 139-45, (2002)
Modulation of cyanoalanine synthase and O-acetylserine (thiol) lyases A and B activity by beta-substituted alanyl and anion inhibitors. Warrilow AG and Hawkesford MJ J. Exp. Bot. 53(368), 439-45, (2002)
beta-cyanoalanine production by marine bacteria on cyanide-free medium and its specific inhibitory activity toward cyanobacteria. Yoshikawa K, Adachi K, Nishijima M, et al. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66(2), 718-22, (2000)
Qualitative and quantitative studies on the compounds of the larval defensive secretion of Zygaena trifolii (Esper, 1783) (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Zygaenidae). Witthohn K and Naumann CM Comp. Biochem. Physiol. C, Comp. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 79(1), 103-6, (1984)
Studies on the reaction of D-amino acid oxidase with beta-cyano-D-alanine. Observation of an intermediary stable charge transfer complex. Miura R, Shiga K, Miyake Y, et al. J. Biochem. 87(5), 1469-81, (1980)
13C-NMR studies on the reaction intermediates of porcine kidney D-amino acid oxidase reconstituted with 13C-enriched flavin adenine dinucleotide. Miura R and Miyake Y J. Biochem. 102(6), 1345-54, (1987)
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