deoxycholic acid


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deoxycholic acid

[dē¦äk·sə′käl·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C24H40O4 One of the unconjugated bile acids; in bile it is largely conjugated with glycine or taurine.
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Bass tried deoxycholic acid on a woman with leftover tummy bulges following liposuction.
Therefore, the adsorption capacities of high-molecular-weight CS and its stearale toward deoxycholic acid sah were investigated in this study.
The 4 major bile acids, lithocolic acid, cholic acid, deoxycholic acid and chenodeoxycholic acid (all supplied by Sigma Aldrich, SA) were selected for study.
Deoxycholic acid is the best known and most studied bile acid when it comes to cancer-causing ability, according to the Arizona researcher.
And after successful cryolipolysis, any residual areas of fat cells will have to be targeted using injections of deoxycholic acid (Kybella), because a small pocket of submental fat won't get sucked up into the CoolMini applicator.
These new solution certified reference materials (CRMs) consist of lithocholic acid, taurocholic acid and native and deuterium-labeled analogs of cholic acid, chenodeoxycholic acid, deoxycholic acid and ursodeoxycholic acid.
The Kythera Biopharmaceutical drug named, Kybella, is identical to deoxycholic acid - a solution that aids the body to absorb fats that are naturally produced by the body, according to the FDA.
External bile acid standards, including cholic acid (CA), lithocholic acid (LCA), chenodeoxycholic acid (CDCA), deoxycholic acid (DCA), ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA), [alpha]-muricholic acid ([alpha]MCA), [beta]-muricholic acid ([beta]MCA), [omega]-muricholic acid ([omega]MCA), glycocholic acid (GCA), glycochenodeoxycholic acid (GCDCA), taurocholic acid (TCA), taurodeoxycholic acid (TDCA), tauro chenodeoxycholic acid (TCDCA), taurolithocholic acid (TLCA), tauro-[alpha]-muricholic acid (T[alpha]MCA), and tauro-[beta]-muricholic acid (T[beta]MCA), were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich.
Its urso deoxycholic acid can aid in treating liver ailments.
Consumption of some polyphenols reduces fecal deoxycholic acid and lithocholic acid, the secondary bile acids of risk factors of colon cancer.