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Lithocholic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lithocholic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.105.225.480
D04.210.500.221.430.622
Unique ID
D008095
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008095
Annotation
a bile acid; /‌biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Isolithocholic Acid
Lithocholate
Pharm Action
Detergents
Registry Number
5QU0I8393U
Related Numbers
434-13-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Cholan-24-oic acid, 3-hydroxy-, (3alpha,5beta)-
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78(73)
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Lithocholic Acid Preferred
Lithocholate Narrower
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