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Deoxycholic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Deoxycholic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.105.225.272
D04.210.500.221.430.342
Unique ID
D003840
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003840
Scope Note
A bile acid formed by bacterial action from cholate. It is usually conjugated with glycine or taurine. Deoxycholic acid acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption, is reabsorbed itself, and is used as a choleretic and detergent.
Entry Term(s)
Choleic Acid
Deoxycholate
Deoxycholic Acid, 12beta-Isomer
Deoxycholic Acid, 3beta-Isomer
Deoxycholic Acid, 5alpha-Isomer
Deoxycholic Acid, Disodium Salt
Deoxycholic Acid, Magnesium (2:1) Salt
Deoxycholic Acid, Monoammonium Salt
Deoxycholic Acid, Monopotassium Salt
Deoxycholic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Deoxycholic Acid, Sodium Salt, 12beta-Isomer
Desoxycholic Acid
Dihydroxycholanoic Acid
Kybella
Lagodeoxycholic Acid
Sodium Deoxycholate
Pharm Action
Cholagogues and Choleretics
Registry Number
005990WHZZ
Related Numbers
16354-65-7
1912-55-6
302-95-4
436LS6U35Y
570-62-7
570-63-8
64898-85-7
64898-87-9
71888-65-8
72921-49-4
83-44-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Cholan-24-oic acid, 3,12-dihydroxy-, (3alpha,5beta,12alpha)-
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
2020/02/06
Deoxycholic Acid Preferred
Choleic Acid Narrower
Deoxycholate Narrower
Deoxycholic Acid, 12beta-Isomer Narrower
Deoxycholic Acid, 3beta-Isomer Narrower
Deoxycholic Acid, 5alpha-Isomer Narrower
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Deoxycholic Acid, Monopotassium Salt Narrower
Deoxycholic Acid, Monosodium Salt Narrower
Deoxycholic Acid, Sodium Salt, 12beta-Isomer Narrower
Lagodeoxycholic Acid Related
Kybella Related
Deoxycholic Acid, Disodium Salt Narrower
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