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Description Taurine aminotransferase
Notes Taurine aminotransferases catalyze the first step in taurine catabolism in many taurine-degrading bacteria, and play an important role in bacterial taurine metabolism in the mammalian gut.
Only one functionally validated gene product (from Bifidobacterium kashiwanohense).
Sequences are very similar to those of family pydd (beta-alanine transaminase) and more distantly related to taurine-pyruvate transaminases (family
PLP Fold Type I
PLP-dependent Domain
Domain alignment
Domain hmm
Fold type I

Reference sequence AIZ13704
Domain interval 20-447
Catalytic site 279 K
 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.

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B6db families