IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-sulfinopropanoyl-CoA desulfinase

Reaction: 3-sulfinopropanoyl-CoA + H2O = propanoyl-CoA + sulfite

Other name(s): 3SP-CoA desulfinase; AcdDPN7; 3-sulfinopropionyl-CoA desulfinase

Systematic name: 3-sulfinopropanoyl-CoA sulfinohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme from the β-proteobacterium Advenella mimigardefordensis contains one non-covalently bound FAD per subunit.

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1. Schurmann, M., Deters, A., Wubbeler, J.H. and Steinbuchel, A. A novel 3-sulfinopropionyl coenzyme A (3SP-CoA) desulfinase from Advenella mimigardefordensis strain DPN7T acting as a key enzyme during catabolism of 3,3'-dithiodipropionic acid is a member of the acyl-CoA dehydrogenase superfamily. J. Bacteriol. 195 (2013) 1538-1551. [PMID: 23354747]

2. Schurmann, M., Demming, R.M., Krewing, M., Rose, J., Wubbeler, J.H. and Steinbuchel, A. Identification of 3-sulfinopropionyl coenzyme A (CoA) desulfinases within the Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase superfamily. J. Bacteriol. 196 (2014) 882-893. [PMID: 24317404]

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