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Lithocholic Acid

"Lithocholic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lithocholic Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lithocholic Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2013 and 2017
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