Potential role of taurine in the prevention of diabetes and metabolic syndrome

@article{Imae2012PotentialRO,
  title={Potential role of taurine in the prevention of diabetes and metabolic syndrome},
  author={Masato Imae and Toshiki Asano and Shigeru Murakami},
  journal={Amino Acids},
  year={2012},
  volume={46},
  pages={81-88}
}
Metabolic syndrome is characterized by the cluster of a number of metabolic abnormalities in the presence of underlying insulin resistance. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome has steadily increased in all populations worldwide. Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is a sulfur-containing amino acid that is involved in a variety of physiological functions. Clinical and experimental studies show that taurine intake may be beneficial in the prevention of metabolic syndrome including diabetes… CONTINUE READING
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