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Taurolithocholic Acid

"Taurolithocholic 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 salt formed in the liver from lithocholic acid conjugation with taurine, usually as the sodium salt. It solubilizes fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is a cholagogue and choleretic.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Taurolithocholic Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Taurolithocholic Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1995 and 2003
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