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taurocholate Line breaks: tauro|chol¦ate
Pronunciation: /tɔːˈrɒkəleɪt/

Definition of taurocholate in English:


A salt or ester of taurocholic acid.
Example sentences
  • Sodium taurocholate or deoxycholate (0.3 mmol/l, bile salt) and/or HCl were added to the mucosal bathing solutions.
  • Conjugation of this with taurine or glycine gives the bile salts, taurocholate and glycocholate.
  • Other than protein, the most important product of cysteine metabolism is the bile salt precursor taurine, which is used to form the bile acid conjugates taurocholate and taurochenodeoxycholate.
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