Puneet Varma

Taurine dehydrogenase

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EC number  1.4.99.2
IntEnz  IntEnz view
ExPASy  NiceZyme view
CAS number  50812-14-1
BRENDA  BRENDA entry
KEGG  KEGG entry

In enzymology, a taurine dehydrogenase (EC 1.4.99.2) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

taurine + H2O + acceptor sulfoacetaldehyde + NH3 + reduced acceptor

The 3 substrates of this enzyme are taurine, H2O, and acceptor, whereas its 3 products are sulfoacetaldehyde, NH3, and reduced acceptor.

This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-NH2 group of donors with other acceptors. The systematic name of this enzyme class is taurine:acceptor oxidoreductase (deaminating). This enzyme is also called taurine:(acceptor) oxidoreductase (deaminating). This enzyme participates in nitrogen metabolism.

References

Taurine dehydrogenase Wikipedia


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