SeHCys and Ser are dehydrated into SeCysta by CBS

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R-HSA-2408559
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Homo sapiens
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Cystathionine beta-synthase (CBS) is involved in the dehydration of selenohomocysteine (SeHCys) and serine that produces selenocystathionine (SeCysta). This reaction is inferred from the event in rat involving the protein cystathionine beta-synthase (Cbs) (Esaki et al. 1981).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
6456763 Enzymatic synthesis of selenocysteine in rat liver

Esaki, N, Nakamura, T, Morino, Y, Soda, K, Tanaka, H, Suzuki, T

Biochemistry 1981
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selenocystathionine beta-synthase activity of PXLP-K119-CBS tetramer [cytosol]

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