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taurine biosynthetic process

Known as: taurine anabolism, taurine biosynthesis, taurine formation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid), a sulphur-containing amino acid derivative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
PurposeSome researchers found decreased levels of plasma taurine in obese subjects and animals, and reduced expression of an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The human cysteine dioxygenase 1 (CDO1) gene is a non-heme structured, iron-containing metalloenzyme involved in the conversion… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Taurine is the most abundant free amino acid in the body and is synthesized in mammals by 2 pathways. Taurine is synthesized… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Taurine is a semi-essential amino acid and is not incorporated into proteins. In mammalian tissues, taurine is ubiquitous and is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In this multinuclear NMR study myo-inositol is identified as a glia-specific marker for in vivo NMR studies. The unusually high… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
The status and potential functions of taurine in the retina have been reviewed. Taurine is present in high concentrations in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Developmental patterns of taurine biosynthesizing system were investigated using primary cultured neurons prepared from the… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Taurine neurons in the cerebellum of rabbit, rat, and mouse were localized at the light microscope level by using polyclonal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Cats fed a purified diet containing purified casein as the source of protein develop retinal degeneration due to the lack of… Expand
Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
Abstract Sulfur of methionine is shown to flow into cysteine via the transsulfuration pathway and ultimately into taurine and… Expand