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Taurocholic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Taurocholic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.100.850.875
D02.886.645.600.055.850.800
D04.210.500.105.225.900
D04.210.500.221.430.873
Unique ID
D013656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013656
Annotation
/biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cholyltaurine
Sodium Taurocholate
Taurine Cholate
Taurocholate
Taurocholate Sodium
Taurocholic Acid, (5 alpha)-Isomer
Taurocholic Acid, (7 beta)-Isomer
Taurocholic Acid, Monolithium Salt
Taurocholic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Pharm Action
Cholagogues and Choleretics
Detergents
Registry Number
5E090O0G3Z
Related Numbers
120600-27-3
145-42-6
59005-70-8
81-24-3
86386-60-9
M6N3TH81NO
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethanesulfonic acid, 2-(((3alpha,5beta,7alpha,12alpha)-3,7,12-trihydroxy-24-oxocholan-24-yl)amino)-
Previous Indexing
Bile Acids and Salts (1966-1972)
Taurine (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/01
Taurocholic Acid Preferred
Taurocholic Acid, Monosodium Salt Narrower
Taurocholic Acid, (7 beta)-Isomer Narrower
Taurocholic Acid, Monolithium Salt Narrower
Taurocholate Narrower
Taurocholic Acid, (5 alpha)-Isomer Narrower
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