Cholic Acid

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cholic acid

[′kō·lik ′as·əd]
C24H40O5 An unconjugated, crystalline bile acid.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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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Cholic acid is reportedly being considered for approval in a late-stage review by the US FDA and is currently approved in Europe for the treatment of inborn errors in primary bile acid synthesis.
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The Food and Drug Administration approved cholic acid capsules for treatment of children aged 3 weeks and older and adults with bile acid synthesis disorders due to single enzyme defects.
Group E was fed diet 5 (20% canola oil and CCT supplement (Cholesterol, cholic acid, thiouracil comparison of means for lipid profilesofall groups was carried out by analysis of variation (ANOVA) for parametric data and Kruskal Wallis test for non-parametric results.
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