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ENZYME entry: EC 1.8.1.21

Accepted Name
Dissimilatory dimethyldisulfide reductase.
Reaction catalysed
2 methanethiol + NAD(+) <=> dimethyl disulfide + NADH
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme's activity has been demonstrated in the bacterium Thiobacillus thioparus E6.
  • The methanethiol formed is eventually oxidized to sulfate and carbon dioxide, and the latter assimilated for autotrophic growth.
Cross-references
BRENDA1.8.1.21
EC2PDB1.8.1.21
ExplorEnz1.8.1.21
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles1.8.1.21
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature1.8.1.21
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature1.8.1.21
IntEnz1.8.1.21
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MetaCyc1.8.1.21

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