Yoshiaki Nishiya et al.
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 69(11), 2244-2246 (2005-11-25)
We have developed a new enzymatic assay for determining L-cysteine concentration. The method involves the use of betaC-S lyase from Streptococcus anginosus, which catalyzes the alpha,beta-elimination of L-cysteine to hydrogen sulfide, pyruvate, and ammonia. The production of pyruvate is measured