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ENZYME entry: EC 22.214.171.124
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|Bile acid-CoA:amino acid N-acyltransferase.
|Amino acid N-choloyltransferase.|
|Cholyl-CoA glycine-taurine N-acyltransferase.|
|Choloyl-CoA + glycine <=> CoA + glycocholate|
- Also acts on CoA derivatives of other bile acids.
- Taurine and 2-fluoro-beta-alanine can act as substrates, but more
- Can also conjugate fatty acids to glycine and can act as a very-long-
chain acyl-CoA thioesterase.
- Bile-acid--amino-acid conjugates serve as detergents in the
gastrointestinal tract, solubilizing long chain fatty acids, mono-
and diglycerides, fat-soluble vitamins and cholesterol.
- This is the second enzyme in a two-step process leading to the
conjugation of bile acids with amino acids; the first step is the
conversion of bile acids into their acyl-CoA thioesters, which is
catalyzed by EC 126.96.36.199.
|PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles||188.8.131.52|
|KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature||184.108.40.206|
|IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature||220.127.116.11|
|MEDLINE||Find literature relating to 18.104.22.168|
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