|Description||Pure Natural Taurine (PNT) is a highly refined product for use in infant formula and dietary supplements.
Taurine is one of the sulphur containing amino acids. It is present in most animal tissues and is particularly abundant in bovine bile, oysters, mussels and human breast milk.
In nature its main role is as a substrate in the conjugation of bile acids in the liver. It is abundant in human breast milk and is thought to be important in infant brain and retinal development. Research also suggests that it might also protect cell membranes from toxic substances.
NZP manufactures taurine from ox and sheep bile.
|Synonyms||Natural Taurine; PNT|
|Use of Chemical||Taurine is used in a number of different products. It's primary application is in infant formula to make it more closely resemble human milk (cow's milk is deficient in taurine).
Taurine is also used in a wide variety of different functional drinks, ranging from "smart drinks" in Europe to "energy tonics" in Asia and is often used in conjunction with caffeine. In Asia it is also used for the prevention of the side effects from excess alcohol consumption.
|Appearance||Colourless or white to off-white crystalline powder|
|Solubility||Soluble in water.|
|Standard Packsize||25 kg|
Pure Natural Taurine (Milled)
- Product Code: 81