ⓘ BAAT

                                     

ⓘ BAAT

Bile acid-CoA:amino acid N-acyltransferase is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the BAAT gene.

The protein encoded by this gene enzyme in the liver that catalyze the transfer of bile acids in the fragment of the acyl-COA complex thioethers or glycine or taurine, the second step in the formation of bile acid-amino acid conjugates which serve as detergents in the gastrointestinal tract.