taurocholic acid

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cholyltaurine

 
a bile salt, the taurine conjugate of cholic acid. Called also taurocholic acid.

tau·ro·cho·lic ac·id

(taw'rō-kō'lik as'),
Cholyltaurine; N-choloyltaurine; a compound of cholic acid and taurine, involving the carboxyl group of the former and the amino of the latter; a common bile salt in carnivores.
Synonym(s): cholaic acid

taurocholic acid

(tôr′ō-kō′lĭk, -kŏl′ĭk)
n.
A crystalline acid, C26H45NO7S, involved in the emulsification of fats and occurring as a sodium salt in the bile of humans, oxen, and other mammals.

tau·ro·cho·lic ac·id

(tawr'ō-kō'lik as'id)
A compound of cholic acid and taurine, involving the carboxyl group of the former and the amino of the latter; a common bile salt in carnivores.

taurocholic acid

One of the bile acids and an important constituent of bile. From the Greek tauros , a bull, from the bile of which the acid was first obtained.

taurocholic acid

a bile acid; when hydrolyzed it splits into taurine and cholic acid.