Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 7

An Update on Taurine: A Review Article

Shah Walliullah1*, Zeenat Ara1, Rajeshwar Nath Srivastava, Sandeep Pandey2, Ramesh Mani Tripathi2, Shatakshi Pant1, RK Garg3, Abbas Ali Mahdi2 and Devarshi Rastogi1

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Department of Biochemistry, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3Department of Neurology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Shah Walliullah, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Received: April 24, 2023; Published: June 26, 2023


Taurine chemically known as 2 aminoethanesulfonic acid; NH2CH2CH2SO3H it’s a non essential amino acid, due to absence of carboxyl group it does not participate in protein synthesis, it does not metabolized and thus not involved in gluconeogenesis, thereby not constituting a direct energy source, This wonderful molecule was discover in 1827 by two German scientist Tiedemann and Gmelin from bile of ox (Bos taurus), Ten years later, this amino acid got its name as Taurine by Demarcay, and 20 years later Jacobsen and Smith discovered that its structure contains sulfur. In a wide variety of invertebrate and vertebrate tissues the natural occurrence of taurine has been recognized, It is also present in plants algae and fungi. In this review we try to cover all possible beneficial role of taurine.

Keywords:Taurine; 2 Aminoethanesulfonic Acid; DED; Sulfur; Gluconeogenesis; Carboxyl Group; Hypotaurine


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Citation: Shah Walliullah., et al. “An Update on Taurine: A Review Article”.Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.7 (2023): 69-78.


Copyright: © 2023 Shah Walliullah., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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