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.
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A CBA (conjugated bile acids) kit was obtained from Sigma, and sodium salts of glycochenodeoxycholic acid, glycocholic acid, taurochenodeoxycholic acid, and taurocholic acid were used for this study.
acidophilus is capable to deconjucate glyco cholic and taurocholic acids under anaerobic condition [14].
acidophilus is capable to deconjucate glycocholic and taurocholic acids under anaerobic condition.