Taurine 6

Hardcover | July 27, 2006

EditorSimo S. Oja, Pirjo Saransaari

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Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is an enigmatic compound abounding in animal tissues. Some of its physiological functions are already established, but the cellular mechanisms are still mostly a matter of conjecture. The 15th International Taurine Meeting offered a multidisciplinary symposium, with participants representing a range of fields of biological science. Based on the proceedings of this meeting, Taurine 6: Taurine Today presents current research on Taurine by top scientists in the field.

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Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is an enigmatic compound abounding in animal tissues. Some of its physiological functions are already established, but the cellular mechanisms are still mostly a matter of conjecture. The 15th International Taurine Meeting offered a multidisciplinary symposium, with participants representing a range...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 9.25 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:July 27, 2006Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387323562

ISBN - 13:9780387323565

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Immunology, Immunohistochemistry, Infectious Disease.- Chemistry, Biochemistry and Metabolism of Taurine.- Nutritional Aspects of Taurine.- Transport Mechanisms of Taurine.- Osmotic Actions of Taurine.- Taurine in the Liver and Pancreas.- Taurine and the Cardiovascular System.- Taurine and the Renal System.- Taurine and the Musculoskeletal System.- Taurine in the Central Nervous System.- Antioxidant Actions of Taurine.- Anti-ischemic Actions of Taurine.- Pharmacology of Taurine Derivatives.- Index.