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Taurine {60000060}

Record Keys


Biotic:
Taurine
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Details


Authoring date:
2020-09-22
Specification:

- 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid
- It is a major constituent of bile
- Reduce the secretion of apolipoprotein B100 and lipids in HepG2 cells

Source:

Fish, Meat, Breast milk, Raw diets, Energy drinks

Meta Information


Structural Type:[  ]
Functional Type:
Neurotransmitter
Function:
Anti-oxidant, Anti-atherosclerosis, Neurodevelopment

Notes


- Lower levels of another weak GABAA agonist (and a potent glycine receptor agonist), namely taurine, are found in a subset of individuals with ASD (1)