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Chenodeoxycholic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chenodeoxycholic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.105.225.272.150
D04.210.500.221.430.342.300
Unique ID
D002635
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002635
Scope Note
A bile acid, usually conjugated with either glycine or taurine. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption and is reabsorbed by the small intestine. It is used as cholagogue, a choleretic laxative, and to prevent or dissolve gallstones.
Entry Term(s)
Chenic Acid
Chenique Acid
Chenix
Chenodeoxycholate
Chenodiol
Chenofalk
Chenophalk
Gallodesoxycholic Acid
Henohol
Quenobilan
Quenocol
Sodium Chenodeoxycholate
Pharm Action
Cathartics
Gastrointestinal Agents
Registry Number
0GEI24LG0J
Related Numbers
474-25-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Cholan-24-oic acid, 3,7-dihydroxy-, (3alpha,5beta,7alpha)-
Previous Indexing
Bile Acids and Salts (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Chenodeoxycholic Acid Preferred
Chenodeoxycholate Narrower
Chenofalk Narrower
Sodium Chenodeoxycholate Narrower
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