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Descriptor in English: Taurocholic Acid
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácido Taurocólico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácido Taurocólico
Descriptor in French: Acide taurocholique
Entry term(s): Cholyltaurine
Sodium Taurocholate
Taurine Cholate
Taurocholate
Taurocholate Sodium
Taurocholate, Sodium
Taurocholic Acid, (5 alpha)-Isomer
Taurocholic Acid, (7 beta)-Isomer
Taurocholic Acid, Monolithium Salt
Taurocholic Acid, Monosodium Salt
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
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 74(73)
DeCS UI: 14035
Descriptor UI: D013656
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/01
Taurocholic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0021069
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Taurocholic Acid
Entry term(s) Cholyltaurine
Taurocholic Acid, Monosodium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0329635
Preferred term Taurocholic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Entry term(s) Sodium Taurocholate
Taurocholate Sodium
Taurocholate, Sodium
Taurocholic Acid, (7 beta)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0329637
Preferred term Taurocholic Acid, (7 beta)-Isomer
Taurocholic Acid, Monolithium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0329634
Preferred term Taurocholic Acid, Monolithium Salt
Taurocholate - Narrower
Concept UI M0372891
Preferred term Taurocholate
Entry term(s) Taurine Cholate
Taurocholic Acid, (5 alpha)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0329636
Preferred term Taurocholic Acid, (5 alpha)-Isomer



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