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Introduction: Taurine

Description of Taurine

Taurine: oxidized sulfur-containing amine occurring conjugated in the bile; may also be a central nervous system neurotransmitter or neuromodulator.
Source: CRISP

Taurine: A conditionally essential nutrient, important during mammalian development. It is present in milk but is isolated mostly from ox bile and strongly conjugates bile acids.
Source: MeSH 2007

Taurine: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Taurine

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Taurine

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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