methionine gamma-lyase
Enzyme information
Common names
methionine gamma-lyase
L-methioninase
methionine lyase
methioninase
methionine dethiomethylase
L-methionine gamma-lyase
L-methionine methanethiol-lyase (deaminating)
4.4.1.11
EC Number
4.4.1.11
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Reactions
H2O + L-Methionine = NH3 + 2-Oxobutanoate + Methanethiol
H2O + L-Selenomethionine = NH3 + 2-Oxobutanoate + Methaneselenol
L-Methionine = Methanethiol + 2-Aminobut-2-enoate
H2O + 2-Aminobut-2-enoate = NH3 + 2-Oxobutanoate