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ENZYME entry: EC 2.6.1.55

Accepted Name
taurine--2-oxoglutarate transaminase.
Alternative Name(s)
taurine--alpha-ketoglutarate aminotransferase.
taurine aminotransferase.
taurine--glutamate transaminase.
taurine transaminase.
Reaction catalysed
2-oxoglutarate + taurine <=> L-glutamate + sulfoacetaldehyde
Comment(s)
  • Also acts on D,L-3-amino-isobutanoate, beta-alanine and 3-aminopropanesulfonate.
  • Involved in the microbial utilization of beta-alanine.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.6.1.55
EC2PDB2.6.1.55
ExplorEnz2.6.1.55
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.6.1.55
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.6.1.55
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.6.1.55
IntEnz2.6.1.55
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.6.1.55
MetaCyc2.6.1.55
Rhea expert-curated reactions2.6.1.55

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