Term: whole organism taurine
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Name: whole organism
Synonyms: multi-cellular organism
Definition: Anatomical structure that is an individual member of Danio rerio.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001094]
Name: taurine
Synonyms: 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, 2-aminoethyl sulfonate, Aminoethylsulfonic acid, beta-aminoethylsulfonic acid, Taurine
Definition: An amino sulfonic acid that is the 2-amino derivative of ethanesulfonic acid. It is a naturally occurring amino acid derived from methionine and cysteine metabolism. An abundant component of fish- and meat-based foods, it has been used as an oral supplement in the treatment of disorders such as cystic fibrosis and hypertension.
Ontology: Chebi [CHEBI:15891]