Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is an amino acid with extensive health benefits and is produced naturally by most mammals. This product is synthetic and is suitable for vegans. It has the chemical formula C2H7NO3S and a molecular mass of 125,14 g/mol.
Taurine Benefits and Uses
A large body of research suggests that Taurine has extensive health benefits. It is an amino acid that is not used for protein synthesis but rather for numerous physiological functions. Taurine is primarily found in animal food products and Taurine supplements are recommended to vegans and vegetarians.
Taurine is known by a number of alternative names, including:
- 2-Aminoethane-1-sulfonic acid
- 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid
- Tauric acid
- Acide Aminoéthylsulfonique
- Acide Kétoisocaproïque de Taurine
- Acid Aminoethanesulfonate
Taurine is a conditionally essential amino acid produced in the human body with a vast number of health benefits. It is considered safe for use and effective for most people at the recommended serving size. Further research is needed to fully conclude the benefits and adverse effects of this supplement.
WARNING: There is insufficient research on the safety of Taurine for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Do not use this supplement if you have any underlying medical conditions.