Cat. No. 0209

Taurine C2H7NO3S [107-35-7]

Price and Availability

For Taurine pricing & availability please select your country from the drop down menu:
By clicking submit you agree to accept a cookie from Tocris Bioscience. For details, please read our privacy and cookie policy.

Chemical Name: 2-Aminoethylsulfonic acid

Biological Activity

One of the most abundant free amino acids in the brain. A partial agonist at the inhibitory glycine receptor.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
Store at RT

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

Certificate of Analysis: View current batch
Safety Data Sheet: View Safety Data Sheet

Boldyrev et al (1999) Carnosine and taurine protect rat cerebellar granular cells from free radical damage. Neurosci.Lett. 263 169. PMID: 10213162.

Palmi et al (1999) Potentiation of mitochondrial Ca2+ sequestration by taurine. Biochem.Pharmacol. 58 1123. PMID: 10484070.

Chung et al (1996) Saturable disposition of taurine in the rat cerebrospinal fluid. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 276 676. PMID: 8632336.

Schmieden and Betz (1995) Pharmacology of the inhibitory glycine receptor: agonist and antagonist actions of amino acids and piperidine carboxylic acid compounds. Mol.Pharmacol. 48 919. PMID: 7476923.

If you know of a relevant reference for this product please let us know.

Citations are publications that use Tocris products.

Do you know of a great paper that uses Taurine from Tocris? If so please let us know.

View Related Products by Product Action

Keywords: Taurine, supplier, Non-Selective, endogenous, glycine, receptor, partial, agonists, GlyR, Glycine, Receptors, inhibitory, amino, acid, Tocris Bioscience, Glycine Receptor Agonist products

Quick Order

Find multiple products by catalog number

divider line

New Product Guide

New Product Guide (Spring/Summer 2016)

Our New Product guide highlights over 110 new products added in the first half of 2016. View PDF today.

divider line

Twitter Updates

Follow @Tocris on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter!

Tocris is now actively tweeting. For regular updates on news, events and special offers, follow @Tocris on Twitter.