HTAUDH oxidises HTAU to TAU

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-1655453
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
Synonyms
Oxidation of hypotaurine to taurine
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The as yet uncharacterised human enzyme hypotaurine dehydrogenase mediates the oxidation of hypotaurine to produce taurine. All studies to date have been performed predominantly in rat (Nakamura et al. 2006).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
16680400 Production of hypotaurine, taurine and sulfate in rats and mice injected with L-cysteinesulfinate

Nakamura, H, Yatsuki, J, Ubuka, T

Amino Acids 2006
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Catalyst Activity
Title
hypotaurine dehydrogenase activity of HTAUDH [cytosol]
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Activity
Cross References
Rhea
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