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Compound Summary for: CID 222528

Deoxycholic Acid

Also known as: deoxycholate; Desoxycholic acid; Choleic acid; 83-44-3; 7-Deoxycholic acid; (3alpha,5beta,12alpha)-3,12-Dihydroxycholan-24-oic acid
Molecular Formula: C24H40O4   Molecular Weight: 392.572   InChIKey: KXGVEGMKQFWNSR-LLQZFEROSA-N
A bile acid formed by bacterial action from cholate. It is usually conjugated with glycine or taurine. Deoxycholic acid acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption, is reabsorbed itself, and is used as a choleretic and detergent.   From: MeSH
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