Today we’ll spill the T on taurine. You’ll learn that it is an unusual Amino-acid, that is Used not for proteins but has other Responsibilities. From their we’ll look at this recent INvestigation that found taurine supplementation Extended lifespan in some models and delays aging.
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Intro – 00:00
What is taurine – 00:30
Taurine and aging – 03:25
Thoughts – 07:00
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-023-01910-4 – Taurine supplement makes animals live longer — what it means for people is unclear
Taurine linked with healthy aging – https://doi.org/10.1126/science.adi3025
Taurine deficiency as a driver of aging – https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abn9257
Taurine, energy drinks, and neuroendocrine effects – https://doi.org/10.3949/ccjm.83a.15050
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