Reaction: 3-chloro-L-alanine + thioglycolate = S-carboxymethyl-L-cysteine + chloride
Other name(s): S-carboxymethyl-L-cysteine synthase
Systematic name: 3-chloro-L-alanine chloride-lyase (adding thioglycolate; S-carboxymethyl-L-cysteine-forming)
Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 124671-39-2
1. Kumagai, H., Suzuki, H., Shigematsu, H. and Tuchikura, T. S-Carboxymethylcysteine synthase from Escherichia coli. Agric. Biol. Chem. 53 (1989) 2481-2487.