taurine metabolic process

id: GO:0019530
name: taurine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid), a sulphur-containing amino acid derivative important in the metabolism of fats.

Child Functions

GO:0019452L-cysteine catabolic process to taurine
GO:0019529taurine catabolic process
GO:0042412taurine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006575cellular modified amino acid metabolic process
GO:0006790sulfur compound metabolic process