IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: thiosulfate dehydrogenase

Reaction: 2 thiosulfate + 2 ferricytochrome c = tetrathionate + 2 ferrocytochrome c

Other name(s): tetrathionate synthase; thiosulfate oxidase; thiosulfate-oxidizing enzyme; thiosulfate-acceptor oxidoreductase

Systematic name: thiosulfate:ferricytochrome-c oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9076-88-4


1. Lu, W.-P. and Kelly, D.P. Cellular location and partial purification of the 'thiosulphate-oxidizing enzyme' and 'trithionate hydrolase' from Thiobacillus tepidarius. J. Gen. Microbiol. 134 (1988) 877-885.

[EC created 1990]

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