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Taurine 8

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    Chapter 1 Taurine, Glutathione and Bioenergetics
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    Chapter 2 Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency: Metabolic Link Between Taurine and S-Sulfocysteine
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    Chapter 3 Taurine and chinese traditional medicine accelerate alcohol metabolism in mice.
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    Chapter 4 Lethality of Taurine and Alcohol Coadministration in Mice
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    Chapter 5 The effect of long-term taurine supplementation and fructose feeding on glucose and lipid homeostasis in wistar rats.
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    Chapter 6 Effect of Taurine Feeding on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Markers in Rats
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    Chapter 7 The effects of bisphosphonates on taurine transport in retinal capillary endothelial cells under high glucose conditions.
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    Chapter 8 Perinatal Taurine Imbalance Alters the Interplay of Renin–Angiotensin System and Estrogen on Glucose–Insulin Regulation in Adult Female Rats
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    Chapter 9 Reduced Placental Taurine Transporter (TauT) Activity in Pregnancies Complicated by Pre-eclampsia and Maternal Obesity.
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    Chapter 10 Taurine 8
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    Chapter 11 Positive Correlation Between Serum Taurine and Adiponectin Levels in High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity Rats
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    Chapter 12 Relationship Among Serum Taurine, Serum Adipokines, and Body Composition During 8-Week Human Body Weight Control Program
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    Chapter 13 Dietary taurine and nutrient intake and dietary quality by alcohol consumption level in korean male college students.
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    Chapter 14 Taurine Supplementation Restores Insulin Secretion and Reduces ER Stress Markers in Protein-Malnourished Mice.
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    Chapter 15 Taurine as a Marker for the Identification of Natural Calculus Bovis and Its Substitutes
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    Chapter 16 Taurine Deficiency and MELAS Are Closely Related Syndromes
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    Chapter 17 Antioxidant and DNA Protection Effects of Taurine by Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy
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    Chapter 18 Additional Effects of Taurine on the Benefits of BCAA Intake for the Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness and Muscle Damage Induced by High-Intensity Eccentric Exercise
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    Chapter 19 Taurine Enhances Anticancer Activity of Cisplatin in Human Cervical Cancer Cells
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    Chapter 20 Comparative Evaluation of the Effects of Taurine and Thiotaurine on Alterations of the Cellular Redox Status and Activities of Antioxidant and Glutathione-Related Enzymes by Acetaminophen in the Rat
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    Chapter 21 Effects of Taurine on Myocardial cGMP/cAMP Ratio, Antioxidant Ability, and Ultrastructure in Cardiac Hypertrophy Rats Induced by Isoproterenol
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    Chapter 22 Protective Effect of Taurine on Triorthocresyl Phosphate (TOCP)-Induced Cytotoxicity in C6 Glioma Cells
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    Chapter 23 The mechanism of taurine protection against endoplasmic reticulum stress in an animal stroke model of cerebral artery occlusion and stroke-related conditions in primary neuronal cell culture.
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    Chapter 24 Relationship Among Self-Reported Fatigue, Dietary Taurine Intake, and Dietary Habits in Korean College Students
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    Chapter 25 Simulative Evaluation of Taurine Against Alopecia Caused by Stress in Caenorhabditis elegans
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    Chapter 26 Protective Effect of Taurine on the Decreased Biogenic Amine Neurotransmitter Levels in the Brain of Mice Exposed to Arsenic
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    Chapter 27 Differential Regulation of TauT by Calcitriol and Retinoic Acid via VDR/RXR in LLC-PK1 and MCF-7 Cells
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    Chapter 28 Knockdown of TauT Expression Impairs Human Embryonic Kidney 293 Cell Development
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    Chapter 29 The role of taurine on skeletal muscle cell differentiation.
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    Chapter 30 Taurine and fish development: insights for the aquaculture industry.
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    Chapter 31 Effect of Dietary Taurine and Arginine Supplementation on Bone Mineral Density in Growing Female Rats
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    Chapter 32 Taurine Enhances the Sexual Response and Mating Ability in Aged Male Rats
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Chapter title
Simulative Evaluation of Taurine Against Alopecia Caused by Stress in Caenorhabditis elegans
Chapter number 25
Book title
Taurine 8
Published in
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-6093-0_25
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Book ISBNs
978-1-4614-6092-3, 978-1-4614-6093-0
Authors

Dong-Hee Lee, Hyemin Kim, Hyunsook Chang

Abstract

Hair loss or alopecia has been portrayed as a modern malady which is aggravated by stressful conditions. Major cases of alopecia were found among individuals of 40s-50s, nowadays, even among the 20s-30s. This study characterized taurine's potential against alopecia caused by chemical stress agents based on the comparison with other commercially available anti-alopecia agents using Caenorhabditis elegans. The criteria used are their effects on the expression of stress markers and measurements of vital signs: lifespan comparison, progeny number, and mobility. C. elegans showed the typical stress symptoms under treatment with tunicamycin, endoplasmic reticulum stress agent. Hsp-70 protein expression increased, while worm's lifespan and per capita progeny number significantly decreased along with an unusually retarded movement. A positive response was shown when worms were treated with taurine along with astressin-B and finasteride. Between the treatments, finasteride showed better outcomes in terms of stress-reducing effects. Taurine helped worms recover more effectively from adverse influence of stress. In conclusion, there is strong evidence that taurine has a great potential as anti-alopecia effect especially against the one caused by the chemical stress. The present study implies that taurine might strongly work against hair loss when used in combination with other commercially available -anti-alopecia agents.

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