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Taurine 6

Publication year: 2006

: 978-0-387-33504-9


Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is an enigmatic compound abounding in animal tissues. It is present at relatively high concentrations in all electrically excitable tissues such as the brain, sensory organs, the heart, and in certain endocrine glands. Some of its physiological functions are already established.

: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Nervous System, biochemistry, cardiovascular, infectious disease, metabolism, tissue, transport