Taurine in plasma and CSF: a study in healthy male volunteers

  title={Taurine in plasma and CSF: a study in healthy male volunteers},
  author={Martin Samuelsson and M Dahl and Ram Chandra Gupta and Conny Nordin},
  journal={Amino Acids},
In order to explore the interrelationship between plasma and cerebrospinal fluid taurine concentrations, three consecutive 6-ml fractions of cerebrospinal fluid were drawn from 30 healthy male volunteers in the early morning after 8 h in the fasting condition. Repeated plasma samples were drawn over 24 h the day before lumbar puncture. Taurine in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid was determined by high performance liquid chromatography. The subjects were categorized as extensive or poor… CONTINUE READING