Taurine

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Cat.No. 0209 - Taurine | C2H7NO3S | CAS No. 107-35-7
Description: Non-selective, endogenous glycine receptor partial agonist
Chemical Name: 2-Aminoethylsulfonic acid
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Biological Activity

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

Technical Data

M. Wt 125.14
Formula C2H7NO3S
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 107-35-7
PubChem ID 1123
InChI Key XOAAWQZATWQOTB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles NCCS(=O)(O)=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
water 12.51 100

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 125.14. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 7.99 mL 39.96 mL 79.91 mL
5 mM 1.6 mL 7.99 mL 15.98 mL
10 mM 0.8 mL 4 mL 7.99 mL
50 mM 0.16 mL 0.8 mL 1.6 mL

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References

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

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

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

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

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


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