Accepted name: taurine dehydrogenase
Reaction: taurine + H2O + acceptor = 2-sulfoacetaldehyde + NH3 + reduced acceptor
Glossary: 2-sulfoacetaldehyde = 2-oxoethanesulfonate
taurine = 2-aminoethanesulfonate
Other name(s): taurine:(acceptor) oxidoreductase (deaminating)
Systematic name: taurine:acceptor oxidoreductase (deaminating)
1.  Kondo, H., Kagotani, K., Oshima, M. and Ishimoto, M. Purification and some properties of taurine dehydrogenase from a bacterium. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 73 (1973) 1269–1278. [PMID: 4724302]
[EC created 1976]