Daily Archives: August 24, 2015

Chemistry Cat
It’s commonly believed that taurine is an amino acid. There are a few reasons for the misconception. The chemical name for taurine is 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, so it has an amino group and is an acid. Taurine has the “-ine” ending that is common with other amino acids, plus it is […]

Why Taurine Is not an Amino Acid