Ojhas vol 8 issue 2(2) prakash m, shetty ms, tilak p, anwar n total thiols: biomedical importance and their alteration in various disorders. The role of taurine in infant nutrition authors authors and affiliations russell w chesney this review will focus upon studies performed in humans while animal studies are always critical in terms of a deeper understanding of the role of taurine, the final value of any biomedical research should be understood in terms of improvements.
Taurine, an organic acid found in energy drinks, plays an important role in your body according to a 2010 review in the journal of biomedical science, taurine affects neural transmission and removes toxic substances. The impetus for this review dates back more than a few decades, having originated with a curious malady, ie, the 2the marine biological laboratory, woods hole, ma 3department of biomedical science, college of medicine, florida atlantic university, 777 glades road, boca raton, fl taurine is an organic osmolyte involved in cell volume.
Taurine is possibly safe for adults and children when taken by mouth in appropriate amounts taurine has been used safely in adults in studies lasting up to one year it has been given safely to children for up to 4 months people enrolled in research studies have not reported any side effects connected with the use of taurine. Journal of biomedical science is supported by the ministry of science and technology (most), taiwan.
This review will examine the evidence that supports the addition of taurine to formulas as well as to tpn solutions, much of it fairly recent and, clearly, in the post-marketing phase of the fda decision. Further, a recent study in the journal of biomedical science found that taurine and magnesium levels along with body mass index and total cholesterol were most directly related to the lowest cardiovascular risk in a population of healthy japanese researchers suggest the combination of elevated taurine and magnesium stores support heart health.
Review: taurine: a “very essential” amino acid 2the marine biological laboratory, woods hole, ma 3department of biomedical science, college of medicine, florida atlantic university, 777 glades road, boca raton, fl is an open question in this connection, it is important to note that taurine was shown to reduce insulin secretion by. Review article a review on the biomedical importance of taurine m k vanitha1, , k baskaran1, k periyasamy1, d saravanan1, a ilakkia1, s selvaraj1, r venkateswari1, b revathi mani1, p anandakumar2, d sakthisekaran1 1 department of medical biochemistry, dr almpgibms, university of madras, taramani campus, chennai-113, india. Along with taurine, carnitine, omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, zinc, and vitamin d are all essential for health and body composition 6) taurine fights oxidative stress taurine is a highly effective, if lesser known, antioxidant.
The efficacy of taurine has been demonstrated in both naturally occurring and drug-induced epilepsy in cats , mice , rats , and dogs , and evidence that taurine blocks dentato-hippocampal synapses, a locus of importance in epileptogenesis, indicates a specific action in epilepsy.
Taurine fights inflammation, protects the heart, lowers blood pressure, and is a potent nutrient for the brain bottom line: the supplementation of taurine directly correlates with stress management taurine and inflammation taurine can have powerful effects on blood vessels and the heart.