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Taurine

BioUltra, ≥99.5% (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 57653091

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Properties

Related Categories Amino acids, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Functional Foods, Nutrition Research,
InChI Key   XOAAWQZATWQOTB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.5% (T)
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
ign. residue (900 °C)   ≤0.05%
pH   4.5-6.0 (25 °C, 0.5 M in H2O)
mp   >300 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble0.5 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤500 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 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
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤50 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
λ   0.5 M in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.006
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.005
Gene Information   rat ... Ppm1a(24666)

Description

Other Notes

Biological role of taurine; Component of NCTC medium

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 & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
WX0175000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

MSMLS Online Plate Map

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