Sulfur degradation (WP440)

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Yeasts have a requirement for sulfur, which can be assimilated as a sulfate ion. Based on BioCyc.


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Saccharomyces cerevisiae



Pathway Ontology

classic metabolic pathway sulfur metabolic pathway


Label Type Compact URI Comment
Sulfite Metabolite hmdb:HMDB0000240
cystathionine Metabolite cas:56-88-2
ATP Metabolite cas:1927-31-7
Sulfate Metabolite hmdb:HMDB0001448
Adenosine phosphosulfate Metabolite hmdb:HMDB0001003
Tetrahydropteroyltri-L-glutamate Metabolite chebi:17420
homocysteine Metabolite cas:6027-13-0
H2O Metabolite hmdb:HMDB02111
pyrophosphate Metabolite cas:2466-09-3
O-acetyl-L-serine Metabolite cas:5147-00-2
NH3 pyruvate Metabolite pubchem.compound:10129915
O-phospho-L-homoserine Metabolite chebi:15961
5-Methyltetrahydropteroyltri-L-glutamate Metabolite chebi:17614
L-Methionine Metabolite hmdb:HMDB0000696
L-cysteine Metabolite cas:52-90-4
phosphate Metabolite cas:14265-44-2
Oxidized ferredoxin Metabolite chebi:17908
Reduced ferredoxin Metabolite chebi:17513
Sulfide Metabolite hmdb:HMDB0000598
acetate Metabolite cas:64-19-7
MET6 GeneProduct sgd:S000000893
MET3 GeneProduct sgd:S000003771
STR3 GeneProduct sgd:S000003152
YGR012W GeneProduct sgd:S000003244


  1. Metabolism of sulfur amino acids in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Thomas D, Surdin-Kerjan Y. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 1997 Dec;61(4):503–32. PubMed Europe PMC Scholia