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Taurine is an organic acid found in animal tissues and is a major constituent of bile. Taurine has many biological roles such as conjugation of bile acids, antioxidation, osmoregulation, membrane stabilization and modulation of calcium signaling.
Catalog #T1050
Taurine is a biological buffer (zwitterionic) designed by Good, et al., and typically referred to as Good’s buffer useful in cell culture media formulations. Selection of biological buffer systems should include the following criteria exclusion by biological membranes, low absorption between 240 and 700nm, chemically stable, and stable to temperature and concentration changes.
SolubilityColorless, clear, complete
Residue on Ignition 0.1%
Loss on Drying 0.2%
Chromatographic Purity 0.5%
Chloride 0.011%
Sulfate 0.01%
Ammonium 0.02%
Arsenic 0.0002%
Iron 0.001%
Heavy Metals (Pb) 0.001%
CAS Number107-35-7
Molecular FormulaC2H7NO3S
Molecular Weight125.15
FormWhite crystalline powder
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate names1-Aminoethane-2-sulfonic Acid; 2-Aminoethanesulfonic Acid; 2-Aminoethylsulfonic Acid; 2-Sulfoethylamine; NSC 32428; O-Due; Taufon; Taukard; Tauphon; -Aminoethylsulfonic Acid

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