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Compound Summary for: CID 12544

Glycochenodeoxycholic Acid

Also known as: Glycochenodeoxycholate; Chenodeoxycholylglycine; CHEMBL1552; 640-79-9; CHEBI:36274; Glycine chenodeoxycholate; Chenodeoxyglycocholate
Molecular Formula: C26H43NO5   Molecular Weight: 449.62332   InChIKey: GHCZAUBVMUEKKP-GYPHWSFCSA-N
A bile salt formed in the liver from chenodeoxycholate and glycine, usually as the sodium salt. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is a cholagogue and choleretic.   From: MeSH
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