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Description Taurine aminotransferase
Alternative names taurine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Catalyzed reaction Taurine + 2-oxoglutarate = sulfoacetaldehyde + L-glutamate.
Cofactor Pyridoxal-phosphate.
Comments -!- Also acts on D L-3-aminoisobutanoate, beta-alanine and 3-aminopropanesulfonate.
-!- Involved in the microbial utilization of b-alanine.
The activity is documented only in bacteria, and appears to be distinct from taurine-pyruvate aminotransferase (EC
Organisms -Eubacteria

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 Li M, Wei Y, Yin J, Lin L, Zhou Y, Hua G, Cao P, Ang EL, Zhao H, Yuchi Z, Zhang Y. (2019) Biochemical and structural investigation of taurine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase from Bifidobacterium kashiwanohense Biochem J. 476 1605-1619.

 Yonaha, K.; Toyama, S.; Soda, K. (1985) Taurine-glutamate transaminase Methods Enzymol 113 102-8.

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B6db activities