Medical Definition of Taurodeoxycholic acid

1. 2-(((3 alpha, 5 beta,12 alpha)-3,12-dihydro-24-oxocholan-24-yl)amino)ethanesulfonic acid. A bile salt formed in the liver by conjugation of deoxycholate with taurine, usually as the sodium salt. It is used as a cholagogue and choleretic, also industrially as a fat emulsifier. Pharmacological action: cholagogues and choleretics, excipient. Chemical name: Ethanesulfonic acid, 2-(((3alpha,5beta,12alpha)-3,12-dihydroxy-24-oxocholan-24-yl)amino)- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taurodeoxycholic Acid

tauricornous
tauridor
tauridors
tauriform
taurin
taurine
taurine dehydrogenase
taurines
taurochenodeoxycholic acid
taurochenodeoxycholic acid 6alpha-hydroxylase
taurocholate
taurocholic
taurocholic acid
tauroctonies
tauroctony
taurodeoxycholic acid (current term)
taurodontism
taurodontisms
taurokathapsia
taurolithocholic acid
tauromachian
tauromachians
tauromachic
tauromachies
tauromachy
taurophobia
tauropine dehydrogenase
tauroursodeoxycholic
tauroursodeoxycholic acid
taurus

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