IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: hypotaurine dehydrogenase

Reaction: hypotaurine + H2O + NAD+ = taurine + NADH + H+

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Systematic name: hypotaurine:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: A molybdohemoprotein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-46-5


1. Sumizu, K. Oxidation of hypotaurine in rat liver. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 63 (1962) 210-212.

[EC created 1972]

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