bile acid


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bile acid

[′bīl ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
Any of the liver-produced steroid acids, such as taurocholic acid and glycocholic acid, that appear in the bile as sodium salts.
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According to the company, Maralixibat is an inhibitor of the apical sodium-dependent bile acid transporter (ASBT), which recycles bile acids from the intestine to the liver.
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Albireo Pharma announced that clinical data from a Phase 2 study of lead product candidate odevixibat or A4250, a highly potent and selective inhibitor of the ileal bile acid transporter, IBAT, in biliary atresia, Alagille syndrome and progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, PFIC, were presented today at the 2019 European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting in Glasgow, Scotland.