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en:taurocholic_acid [2013/06/09 10:10] (current)
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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.
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 +^Name|Taurocholic acid((sodium 2-[4-[(3R,​7R,​12S)- 3,​7,​12-trihydroxy- 10,​13-dimethyl- 2,​3,​4,​5,​6,​7,​8,​9,​11,​12,​14,​15,​16,​17-tetradecahydro- 1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl]pentanoyl
 +amino]ethanesulfonate))|
 +^MeSH| [[MeSH>​68013656]] |
 +^Molecular Weight| ​ 537.68483 g/mol  |
 +^Molecular Formula| <​chem>​C26H44NNaO7S</​chem>​ |
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 +{{pubchem>​large:​2818456}}
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 +======Links======
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 +  *[[Taurine]]
 +  *[[Cholic acid]]
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 +{{tag>​steroid chemical_structure}}