Cholic Acid

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cholic acid

[′kō·lik ′as·əd]
C24H40O5 An unconjugated, crystalline bile acid.

Cholic Acid


a monocarboxylic steroid acid of the bile acid group. In the bile of animals and man, cholic acid is combined with the amino acids glycine and taurine in the two bile salts—glycocholic acid and taurocholic acid, respectively—that play a part in lipometabolism.

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