Studies on taurine
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Studies on taurine occurrence, biosynthesis, metabolic fate, and physiological role in mammals by JГёrgen George Jacobsen

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Published by Nyt Nordisk Forlag in København .
Written in English


  • Taurine.,
  • Mammals -- Physiology.

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Statementby Jørgen G. Jacobsen.
LC ClassificationsQP801.T3 J3
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4958757M
LC Control Number76420346

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  Studies suggest that high levels of taurine may prevent type 2 diabetes by controlling blood sugar and promoting insulin use. Taurine may also improve the blood flow in type 1 diabetes sufferers. A study of young men with type 1 diabetes showed taurine supplements given to participants over a two-week period reversed blood vessel problems such. The Effects of Caffeine, Taurine, or Caffeine-Taurine Coingestion on Repeat-Sprint Cycling Performance and Physiological Responses. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. ;12(10) View abstract. More recent studies have pointed out the role of taurine in development, and the first part of this book is dedicated to these topics. From the pioneer work of Read and Welty, which showed the antiarrhythmic action of taurine, particular attention has been focussed on the effect of taurine .   Studies show that taurine may help reduce the risk of heart disease, thanks to its ability to decrease blood pressure and inflammation. In fact, according to a review published in Amino Acids, animal models suggest that a higher intake could help protect against heart disease and prevent fatty plaque build-up in the arteries.

  Studies show how taurine enhances exercise performance. The amino acid also helps reduce exercise-induced muscle fatigue ().In rats ingested with taurine, the duration of running time to exhaustion had significantly gone up – which means that taurine may help one perform physical activity for longer periods without getting exhausted. However, the studies, reported the intake of taurine of elementary school children, are few. Thus, this study analyzed taurine and nutrients intake for children in Daegu, Korea. The average daily. Taurine: Bountiful Benefits • Taurine is the most abundant amino acid you’ve never heard of; it is found throughout the body, but especially in tissues containing excitable cells, like nerves and heart muscle. • Strong epidemiological evidence suggests that certain groups with the longest life spans consume higher amounts of taurine than those of us in the rest of the world.   Studies show that taurine can actually help reverse the processes behind hearing loss—it can even eliminate that annoying ringing in the ears linked with tinnitus! According to a study published in Practitioner, researchers discovered that 12% of people who suffered from tinnitus responded to taurine .