Taurine

ID599
NameTaurine
SynonymsL-Taurine; 2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid
StructureThumb
DescriptionDerivative of cysteine. Widely distributed in animal tissues and major bile constituent. Often called an amino acid, it is not an amino acid.
GroupAmino acids
Sub-groupAmino sulfonic acids
Exposure sourceDiet
Use
CAS number107-35-7
PubChem ID1123
ChEBI ID15891
FooDB IDFDB003191
HMDB IDHMDB00251

Biomarker measurements

Biomarker concentration values

IDParent IDDepthSubject groupPopulationCountryCountry codeCohortTime definitionBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailMeasurement sizeDetected (nb)Detected (%)Detected only?Arithmethic meanArithmethic SDGeometric meanGeometric SDMinMin (detected)Percentile_05Percentile_10Percentile_25MedianPercentile_75Percentile_90Percentile_95MaxInterquartile rangeMean 95% CI lowerMean 95% CI upperGMean 95% CI lowerGMean 95% CI upperUnitConverted arithmetic meanConverted geometric meanConverted medianAdjustment typeAdjusted onRegressed onExpressed asPublication
97940AllMild hypertensive subjectsUnited StatesUSTAIM (Trial of Antihypertensive Therapy and management)Urine, 24-hIon exchange chromatography (IEC)Taurine96844.0640.0unspecified/day844.0 unspecified/dayCrudeWassertheil-Smoller 1990
97980MalesMild hypertensive subjectsUnited StatesUSTAIM (Trial of Antihypertensive Therapy and management)Urine, 24-hIon exchange chromatography (IEC)Taurine451001.0unspecified/day1001.0 unspecified/dayCrudeWassertheil-Smoller 1990
98020FemalesMild hypertensive subjectsUnited StatesUSTAIM (Trial of Antihypertensive Therapy and management)Urine, 24-hIon exchange chromatography (IEC)Taurine51731.0unspecified/day731.0 unspecified/dayCrudeWassertheil-Smoller 1990
98060WhitesMild hypertensive subjectsUnited StatesUSTAIM (Trial of Antihypertensive Therapy and management)Urine, 24-hIon exchange chromatography (IEC)Taurine62704.0unspecified/day704.0 unspecified/dayCrudeWassertheil-Smoller 1990
98100BlacksMild hypertensive subjectsUnited StatesUSTAIM (Trial of Antihypertensive Therapy and management)Urine, 24-hIon exchange chromatography (IEC)Taurine271038.0unspecified/day1038.0 unspecified/dayCrudeWassertheil-Smoller 1990
186830AllPostmenopausal womenUnited StatesUSNYUWHS 1985-1991 (New York University Women's Health Study)baseline; 1 year; 2 yearsSerum, unspecifiedHPLCTaurine30140.040.063.092.0138.0191.0245.0nmol/mL140000.0 nmol/L138000.0 nmol/LCrudeWojcik 2010

Intake values

No data available

Correlation values

Reproducibility values

IDMst. IDSubject groupPopulationCountryCountry codeCohortTime definitionBiological specimenExperimental methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailArithmetic meanGeometric meanMedianUnitAdjusted onReproducibility sizeICCICC 95% CI lowerICC 95% CI upperCV% WSCV% BSVAR WSVAR BSPublication
33818683AllPostmenopausal womenUnited StatesUSNYUWHS 1985-1991 (New York University Women's Health Study)baseline; 1 year; 2 yearsSerum, unspecifiedHPLCTaurine140.0138.0nmol/mL300.480.260.68Wojcik 2010