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Taurine 3 pp 201-206 | Cite as

Influence of Taurine Supplementation on Ischemic Preservation of the Isolated Rat Kidney

  • Christoph Licht
  • Eckhard Kriegesmann
  • Thomas Minor
  • Peter Wingenfeld
  • Wolf Isselhard
  • Dietrich Volker Michalk
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 442)

Abstract

Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is an endogenous amino acid with unique functions as a modulator of transmembraneous calcium transport, an osmoregulator and putatively a free radical scavenger4,7,12.

Keywords

Reperfusion Period Renal Vascular Resistance Endothelial Derive Relax Factor Taurine Supplementation Preservation Medium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Licht
    • 1
  • Eckhard Kriegesmann
    • 2
  • Thomas Minor
    • 2
  • Peter Wingenfeld
    • 1
  • Wolf Isselhard
    • 2
  • Dietrich Volker Michalk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of CologneCologneGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Experimental MedicineUniversity of CologneCologneGermany

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