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Hypotaurine is a Non-specific, endogenous inhibitory glycine receptor agonist.
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|Alternate Names||2-Aminoethylsulfinic acid|
|Base Catalog Number||159711|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||Antioxidant that binds hydroxyl radicals. Endogenous inhibitory neuromodulator that is blocked by strychnine and picrotoxin. Inhibits the Na2+-dependent transport of GABA and β-alanine. It is a degradation product of cysteine and a precursor of taurine.|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves|
|Solubility||Soluble in water (100 mM - colorless to faint yellow solution, 100 mg/mL).|