Antihypercholesterolemic Action of Taurine on Streptozotocin-Diabetic Rats or on Rats Fed a High Cholesterol Diet
Taurine is especially abundant in excitable tissues, membrane-rich cells, and tissues producing oxidants and toxic substances including brain, retina, myocardium, skeletal muscle, liver, platelets, and leucocytes. Suggested biological actions of taurine include cell membrane stabilization, antioxidation, detoxification, osmoregulation, neuromodulation, and brain-retinal development. It also has antiarrhythmic, hypotensive, anticonvulsant, inotropic and thermoregulatory actions2, 4, 6.
KeywordsBile Acid Basal Diet High Cholesterol Diet Bile Acid Synthesis Sodium Cholate
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