Taurine 8

Volume 2: Nutrition and Metabolism, Protective Role, and Role in Reproduction, Development, and Differentiation


ISBN: 978-1-4614-6092-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-6093-0 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Taurine in Nutrition and Metabolism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Taurine, Glutathione and Bioenergetics

    3. Chapter

      Pages 13-19

      Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency: Metabolic Link Between Taurine and S-Sulfocysteine

    4. Chapter

      Pages 21-28

      Taurine and Chinese Traditional Medicine Accelerate Alcohol Metabolism in Mice

    5. Chapter

      Pages 29-38

      Lethality of Taurine and Alcohol Coadministration in Mice

    6. Chapter

      Pages 39-50

      The Effect of Long-Term Taurine Supplementation and Fructose Feeding on Glucose and Lipid Homeostasis in Wistar Rats

    7. Chapter

      Pages 51-58

      Effect of Taurine Feeding on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Markers in Rats

    8. Chapter

      Pages 59-66

      The Effects of Bisphosphonates on Taurine Transport in Retinal Capillary Endothelial Cells Under High Glucose Conditions

    9. Chapter

      Pages 67-80

      Perinatal Taurine Imbalance Alters the Interplay of Renin–Angiotensin System and Estrogen on Glucose–Insulin Regulation in Adult Female Rats

    10. Chapter

      Pages 81-91

      Reduced Placental Taurine Transporter (TauT) Activity in Pregnancies Complicated by Pre-eclampsia and Maternal Obesity

    11. Chapter

      Pages 93-103

      Effects of Taurine Supplementation Upon Food Intake and Central Insulin Signaling in Malnourished Mice Fed on a High-Fat Diet

    12. Chapter

      Pages 105-111

      Positive Correlation Between Serum Taurine and Adiponectin Levels in High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity Rats

    13. Chapter

      Pages 113-120

      Relationship Among Serum Taurine, Serum Adipokines, and Body Composition During 8-Week Human Body Weight Control Program

    14. Chapter

      Pages 121-127

      Dietary Taurine and Nutrient Intake and Dietary Quality by Alcohol Consumption Level in Korean Male College Students

    15. Chapter

      Pages 129-139

      Taurine Supplementation Restores Insulin Secretion and Reduces ER Stress Markers in Protein-Malnourished Mice

    16. Chapter

      Pages 141-149

      Taurine as a Marker for the Identification of Natural Calculus Bovis and Its Substitutes

  3. Protective Role of Taurine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

    2. Chapter

      Pages 153-165

      Taurine Deficiency and MELAS Are Closely Related Syndromes

    3. Chapter

      Pages 167-177

      Antioxidant and DNA Protection Effects of Taurine by Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy

    4. Chapter

      Pages 179-187

      Additional Effects of Taurine on the Benefits of BCAA Intake for the Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness and Muscle Damage Induced by High-Intensity Eccentric Exercise

    5. Chapter

      Pages 189-198

      Taurine Enhances Anticancer Activity of Cisplatin in Human Cervical Cancer Cells

    6. Chapter

      Pages 199-215

      Comparative Evaluation of the Effects of Taurine and Thiotaurine on Alterations of the Cellular Redox Status and Activities of Antioxidant and Glutathione-Related Enzymes by Acetaminophen in the Rat

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