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Compound Summary for: CID 9903

Lithocholic Acid

Also known as: Lithocholate, 434-13-9, 3alpha-Hydroxy-5beta-cholanic acid, Lithocolic acid, 3-Hydroxycholan-24-oic acid
Molecular Formula: C24H40O3   Molecular Weight: 376.5726   InChIKey: SMEROWZSTRWXGI-HVATVPOCSA-N
A bile acid formed from chenodeoxycholate by bacterial action, usually conjugated with glycine or taurine. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is used as cholagogue and choleretic.   From: MeSH
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