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Term:
taurine biosynthetic process (GO:0042412)
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3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphosulfate biosynthetic process  
4-amino-3-isothiazolidinone biosynthetic process 
7,8-didemethyl-8-hydroxy-5-deazariboflavin biosynthetic process 
alkaloid biosynthetic process +  
allantoin biosynthetic process  
alpha-ribazole biosynthetic process 
amine biosynthetic process +   
aminoglycan biosynthetic process +   
amyloid precursor protein biosynthetic process +   
ansamycin biosynthetic process 
aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process +   
bacillithiol biosynthetic process 
beta-lactam antibiotic biosynthetic process +  
biotin biosynthetic process 
branched-chain amino acid biosynthetic process +   
camalexin biosynthetic process +  
carboxylic acid biosynthetic process +   
cellular amino acid biosynthetic process +   
cellular modified amino acid biosynthetic process +   
cephalosporin biosynthetic process +  
cephamycin C biosynthetic process 
chondroitin sulfate biosynthetic process  
chrysobactin biosynthetic process 
clavulanic acid biosynthetic process 
coenzyme gamma-F420-2 biosynthetic process 
coenzyme M biosynthetic process 
cspyrone B1 biosynthetic process 
cyanate biosynthetic process 
cytochrome biosynthetic process +  
dermatan sulfate biosynthetic process  
dethiobiotin biosynthetic process 
dipyrrin biosynthetic process 
ectoine biosynthetic process 
endocrocin biosynthetic process +  
epothilone biosynthetic process 
fatty acid primary amide biosynthetic process  
flavin-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
formamide biosynthetic process 
fumagillin biosynthetic process +  
fumonisin biosynthetic process +  
gerfelin biosynthetic process +  
gibberellin biosynthetic process +  
gliotoxin biosynthetic process +  
glucosinolate biosynthetic process +  
glutathione biosynthetic process +   
glutathione derivative biosynthetic process +   
glycoprotein biosynthetic process +   
glycosinolate biosynthetic process +  
hemoglobin biosynthetic process +   
heparin biosynthetic process  
hercynylcysteine sulfoxide biosynthetic process 
holo-[acyl-carrier-protein] biosynthetic process 
hydrogen sulfide biosynthetic process +   
indole-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
keratan sulfate biosynthetic process  
kynurenic acid biosynthetic process  
L-cysteine catabolic process to taurine  
L-pipecolic acid biosynthetic process 
leukotriene D4 biosynthetic process  
lipoate biosynthetic process  
lipoprotein biosynthetic process +   
mannosylglycerate biosynthetic process 
methanophenazine biosynthetic process +  
methionine catabolic process to 3-methylthiopropanoate 
methionine catabolic process to 3-methylthiopropanol 
methyl-branched fatty acid biosynthetic process +  
mitomycin C biosynthetic process 
Mo-molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic process +   
molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic process  
monensin A biosynthetic process 
monodictyphenone biosynthetic process +  
monounsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process  
mycofactocin biosynthetic process 
mycothiol biosynthetic process 
N',N'',N'''-triacetylfusarinine C biosynthetic process +  
N-acetylneuraminate biosynthetic process  
nitrile biosynthetic process +  
novobiocin biosynthetic process 
nucleobase biosynthetic process +   
nucleoside biosynthetic process +   
penicillin biosynthetic process +  
peptide biosynthetic process +   
phenazine biosynthetic process +  
phosphatidylcholine biosynthetic process +   
platelet activating factor biosynthetic process  
primary amino compound biosynthetic process +   
pseurotin A biosynthetic process +  
pteridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
purine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyochelin biosynthetic process 
pyocyanine biosynthetic process +  
pyridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyrimidine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyrroloquinoline quinone biosynthetic process 
pyrrolysine biosynthetic process 
rhizobactin 1021 biosynthetic process 
rhodopsin biosynthetic process 
S-adenosylmethioninamine biosynthetic process  
S-adenosylmethionine biosynthetic process  
S-glycoside biosynthetic process +  
S-methylmethionine biosynthetic process 
spermidine hydroxycinnamate conjugate biosynthetic process 
sphingolipid biosynthetic process +   
sulfolipid biosynthetic process 
sulfur amino acid biosynthetic process +   
taurine biosynthetic process +   
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.
taurine catabolic process 
teichoic acid biosynthetic process +  
teichuronic acid biosynthetic process 
tensidol A biosynthetic process +  
tensidol B biosynthetic process +  
tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +   
thiamine diphosphate biosynthetic process +   
thiamine-containing compound biosynthetic process +  
thiazole biosynthetic process 
thioester biosynthetic process +   
thymidylate synthase biosynthetic process +  
urea cycle  
vibriobactin biosynthetic process 
vistamycin biosynthetic process 
W-molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic process 
wybutosine biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: taurine anabolism ;   taurine biosynthesis ;   taurine formation ;   taurine synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198600461

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