From Heart to Hypothesis: A Mechanism for the Calcium Modulatory Actions of Taurine

  • Ryan J. Huxtable
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 217)


Taurine is ubiquitous in animals. In mammals, numerous taurine-dependent phenomena have been described (Table 1). The increasing intensity of interest in this simple but recalcitrant compound is indicated by the various symposia on taurine and the monographs published on it within the last 15 years (5,6,17,18,19,20,24,32,38,44).


Calcium Binding Phospholipid Vesicle Individual Phospholipid Acidic Phospholipid Shift Reagent 
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  • Ryan J. Huxtable
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  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, College of MedicineUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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