Taurine Biosynthesis in Ox Retina

  • Salvatore Macaione
  • Rosa Maria Di Giorgio
  • Grazia De Luca
  • Giuseppe Nisticò


Taurine is present in high concentrations in the retina (1–7) where it constitutes 40–50% of the total aminoacid pool (4, 6).


Free Amino Acid Outer Segment Retinal Degeneration Synaptosomal Fraction Frog Retina 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvatore Macaione
    • 1
  • Rosa Maria Di Giorgio
    • 1
  • Grazia De Luca
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Nisticò
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of MessinaItaly
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of MessinaItaly

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