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Taurine, or 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, is an organic compound that is widely distributed in animal tissues. It is a major constituent of bile and can be found in the large intestine, and accounts for up to 0.1% of total human body weight. It is named after Latin taurus meaning bull or ox, as it was first isolated from ox bile in 1827 by German scientists Friedrich Tiedemann and Leopold Gmelin. It was discovered in human bile in 1846 by Edmund Ronalds.   Wikipedia

  • SMILES: NCCS(=O)(=O)O
  • InChIKey: XOAAWQZATWQOTB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 125.15
  • ALogP: -1.17
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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2-aminoethanesulfonic acid | aminoethylsulfonic acid | o-due | taurine | taurine hydrochloride | taurine monopotassium | taurineold | taurine potassium

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