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Descriptor in English: Taurine
Descriptor in Spanish: Taurina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Taurina
Descriptor in French: Taurine
Entry term(s): Taufon
Tauphon
Taurine Hydrochloride
Taurine Zinc Salt (2:1)
Taurine, Monopotassium Salt
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.146.100.850
D02.886.645.600.055.850
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 14033
Descriptor UI: D013654
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Taurine - Preferred
Concept UI M0021065
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Taurine
Entry term(s) Taufon
Tauphon
Taurine Zinc Salt (2:1) - Narrower
Concept UI M0329632
Preferred term Taurine Zinc Salt (2:1)
Taurine, Monopotassium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0329631
Preferred term Taurine, Monopotassium Salt
Taurine Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0329633
Preferred term Taurine Hydrochloride



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