Taurine 6 by Simo S. OjaTaurine 6 by Simo S. Oja

Taurine 6

EditorSimo S. Oja, Pirjo Saransaari

Paperback | November 29, 2010

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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.
Title:Taurine 6Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:November 29, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441940790

ISBN - 13:9781441940797

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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.