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Abstract

Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is the end product of methionine and cysteine metabolism. It is found everywhere in the animal kingdom. In retina of vertebrates, including humans, it is the most abundant free amino acid, and it ranges from 10 to 52µmol/g tissue (1).

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Proton Affinity Spiny Lobster Taurine Release Taurine Content Beta Alanine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne-Marie Sapse
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.John Jay College and Graduate SchoolCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

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