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86330 Sigma-Aldrich

Taurine

≥99.0% (T)

Synonym: 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid

  • CAS Number 107-35-7

  • Linear Formula NH2CH2CH2SO3H

  • Molecular Weight 125.15

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1751215

  •  EC Number 203-483-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00008197

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24888585

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Properties

Related Categories Allium sativum (Garlic), Amino acids, Analytical Reagents, Analytical Reagents for General Use, Analytical/Chromatography,
InChI Key   XOAAWQZATWQOTB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (T)
ign. residue   ≤0.1% (as SO4)
loss   ≤0.2% loss on drying, 110 °C
mp   >300 °C(lit.)
  328-329 °C (dec.)
solubility   H2O: soluble0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤500 mg/kg
cation traces   As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  K: ≤50 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤50 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
Gene Information   rat ... Ppm1a(24666)

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Non-selective endogenous agonist at glycine receptors. Conditionally essential sulfonated amino acid which modulates apoptosis in some cells; functions in many metabolic activities; a product of methionine and cysteine metabolism.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
WX0175000

Documents

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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