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How does taurine differ from amino acids?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Non-essential

Taurine is an amino acid that is essential for cats but optional for humans.
So it only differs in its need but not its structure.

In brief: Non-essential

Taurine is an amino acid that is essential for cats but optional for humans.
So it only differs in its need but not its structure.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry

In brief: Taurine

Taurine is an amino acid, a required building block of proteins.
It is a conditionally essential Amino Acid because some people cannot synthesize it in their bodies, and need to have it supplied from the outside.

In brief: Taurine

Taurine is an amino acid, a required building block of proteins.
It is a conditionally essential Amino Acid because some people cannot synthesize it in their bodies, and need to have it supplied from the outside.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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