Taurine supplementation in spontaneously hypertensive rats: Advantages and limitations for human applications.

@article{Suwanich2013TaurineSI,
  title={Taurine supplementation in spontaneously hypertensive rats: Advantages and limitations for human applications.},
  author={Atchariya Suwanich and J. Michael Wyss and Sanya Roysommuti},
  journal={World journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 11},
  pages={404-9}
}
Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is a β-amino acid found in many tissues particularly brain, myocardium, and kidney. It plays several physiological roles including cardiac contraction, antioxidation, and blunting of hypertension. Though several lines of evidence indicate that dietary taurine can reduce hypertension in humans and in animal models… CONTINUE READING