Taurine 8

Volume 1: The Nervous System, Immune System, Diabetes and the Cardiovascular System

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6129-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-6130-2 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Taurine and its Actions on the Nervous System

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      Neuropsychopharmacological Actions of Taurine

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      Pages 19-27

      Taurine and Its Neuroprotective Role

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      Pages 29-43

      Antidepressant-Like Effect of Chronic Taurine Administration and Its Hippocampal Signal Transduction in Rats

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      Pages 45-52

      Direct Interaction of Taurine with the NMDA Glutamate Receptor Subtype via Multiple Mechanisms

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      Pages 53-68

      The Modulatory Role of Taurine in Retinal Ganglion Cells

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      Pages 69-83

      Taurine Is a Crucial Factor to Preserve Retinal Ganglion Cell Survival

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      Pages 85-99

      Taurine Regulation of Voltage-Gated Channels in Retinal Neurons

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      Pages 101-109

      The Effect of Folic Acid on GABAA-B 1 Receptor Subunit

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      Pages 111-119

      Taurine Counteracts the Suppressive Effect of Lipopolysaccharide on Neurogenesis in the Hippocampus of Rats

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      Pages 121-134

      Perinatal Taurine Exposure Programs Patterns of Autonomic Nerve Activity Responses to Tooth Pulp Stimulation in Adult Male Rats

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      Pages 135-143

      Regulation of Taurine Release in the Hippocampus of Developing and Adult Mice

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      Pages 145-154

      Evaluation of the Taurine Concentrations in Dog Plasma and Aqueous Humour: A Pilot Study

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      Pages 155-166

      Protective Effect of Taurine on Down-Regulated Expression of Thyroid Hormone Receptor Genes in Brains of Mice Exposed to Arsenic

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      Pages 167-175

      Taurine Exerts Robust Protection Against Hypoxia and Oxygen/Glucose Deprivation in Human Neuroblastoma Cell Culture

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      Pages 177-185

      The Effects of Chronic Taurine Supplementation on Motor Learning

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      Pages 187-194

      Changes in Gene Expression at Inhibitory Synapses in Response to Taurine Treatment

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      Pages 195-214

      Taurine Effects on Emotional Learning and Memory in Aged Mice: Neurochemical Alterations and Differentiation in Auditory Cued Fear and Context Conditioning

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      Pages 215-223

      Rising Taurine and Ethanol Concentrations in Nucleus Accumbens Interact to Produce the Dopamine-Activating Effects of Alcohol

  3. Taurine and the Immune System

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      Pages 227-236

      Thiotaurine Prevents Apoptosis of Human Neutrophils: A Putative Role in Inflammation

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      Pages 237-246

      Protection by Taurine Against INOS-Dependent DNA Damage in Heavily Exercised Skeletal Muscle by Inhibition of the NF-κB Signaling Pathway

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