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Taurocholic Acid

The product of conjugation of cholic acid with taurine. Its sodium salt is the chief ingredient of the bile of carnivorous animals. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is used as a cholagogue and cholerectic.

Year introduced: 1974(1973)

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Tree Number(s): D02.455.326.146.100.850.875, D02.886.645.600.055.850.800, D04.210.500.105.225.900, D04.210.500.221.430.873

MeSH Unique ID: D013656

Registry Number: 5E090O0G3Z

Entry Terms:

  • Cholyltaurine
  • Taurocholic Acid, Monosodium Salt
  • Sodium Taurocholate
  • Taurocholate, Sodium
  • Taurocholate Sodium
  • Taurocholic Acid, (7 beta)-Isomer
  • Taurocholic Acid, Monolithium Salt
  • Taurocholate
  • Taurine Cholate
  • Taurocholic Acid, (5 alpha)-Isomer

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