Hypotaurine

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Hypotaurine
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Identifiers
CAS number 300-84-5
PubChem 107812
ChemSpider 96959 YesY
UNII 5L08GE4332 YesY
KEGG C00519 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:57853 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C2H7NO2S
Molar mass 109.15 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Hypotaurine is a sulfinic acid that is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of taurine. Like taurine, it also acts as an endogenous neurotransmitter via action on the glycine receptors.

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