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Term Information

Accession
GO:0042412
Name
taurine biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
taurine anabolism, taurine biosynthesis, taurine formation, taurine synthesis
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid), a sulphur-containing amino acid derivative important in the metabolism of fats. Source: ISBN:0198600461, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0042412 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of taurine biosynthetic process (GO:0042412)
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taurine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  taurine metabolic process (GO:0019530)
taurine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  organonitrogen compound biosynthetic process (GO:1901566)
taurine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  alkanesulfonate biosynthetic process (GO:0046305)
Children of taurine biosynthetic process (GO:0042412)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
positive regulation of taurine biosynthetic process (GO:0062090) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  taurine biosynthetic process
regulation of taurine biosynthetic process (GO:0062089) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  taurine biosynthetic process
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