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- Lin, Shumei, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Amino acids 2015 v.47 no.8 pp. 1549-1558
- secretion; anti-aging properties; lipid peroxidation; signal transduction; oxidative stress; phenotype; males; gene expression; observational studies; spermatozoa; testes; apoptosis; caspase-3; messenger RNA; taurine; blood serum; NADP-glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase; spermatogenesis; superoxide dismutase; testosterone; rats; antioxidant activity; antioxidants; viability; protein synthesis; DNA fragmentation; glutathione peroxidase; cytochrome c
- ... In males, the decline of androgen synthesis, spermatogenesis and sexual function are the main phenotypes of aging, which may be attributed to testicular dysfunction. Taurine can act as an antioxidant, a testosterone secretion stimulator, a sperm membrane stabilizer and motility factor, and an anti-apoptotic agent. Recent observational studies suggested that taurine may play an important role in sp ...