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Taurocholic Acid

"Taurocholic 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.

The product of conjugation of cholic acid with taurine. Its sodium salt is the chief ingredient of the bile of carnivorous animals. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is used as a cholagogue and cholerectic.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Taurocholic Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Taurocholic Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 28 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2014
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