Medical Definition of Glycodeoxycholic acid

1. N-(3 alpha,12 alpha-dihydroxy-5 beta-cholan-24-oyl)glycine. A bile salt formed in the liver by conjugation of deoxycholate with glycine, usually as the sodium salt. It acts as a detergent to solubilise fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is used as a cholagogue and choleretic. Pharmacological action: cholagogues and choleretics. Chemical name: Glycine, N-((3alpha,5beta,12alpha)-3,12-dihydroxy-24-oxocholan-24-yl)- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycodeoxycholic Acid

glycocholate
glycocholate sodium
glycocholates
glycocholic
glycocholic acid
glycocin
glycocoll
glycocolls
glycoconjugate
glycoconjugates
glycocorticoid
glycocyamine
glycodelin
glycodendrimer
glycodendrimers
glycodeoxycholic acid (current term)
glycodiversification
glycoform
glycoforms
glycogelatin
glycogen
glycogen debranching enzyme system
glycogen granule
glycogen phosphorylase
glycogen storage disease
glycogen storage disease type I
glycogen storage disease type II
glycogen storage disease type III
glycogen storage disease type IV
glycogen storage disease type V

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