JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA, vol.28, no.3, pp.347-353, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Lung transplantation, Rat model, Ischemia-reperfusion injury, Taurine, PROTECTS, MODEL
Gazi University Affiliated:
Taurine, the major intracellular free amino acid found in high concentrations in mammalian cells, is known to be an endogenous antioxidant and a membrane-stabilizing agent. It was hypothesized that taurine may be effective in reducing ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation and an experimental study was conducted in a rat model.