Definición de taurocholic acid en inglés:

taurocholic acid

Silabificación: tau·ro·cho·lic ac·id
Pronunciación: /ˌtôrəˈkōlik, -ˈkälik


An acid formed by the combination of taurine with cholic acid, occurring in bile.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It involves use of taurocholic acid and its salts as enhancers for calcitonin containing pharmaceutical compositions.
  • Glycocholic acid and unconjugated cholic acid were equally effective as taurocholic acid in suppressing cholesterol 7 alpha-hydroxylase mRNA.


mid 19th century: from Greek tauros 'bull' + kholē 'bile' + -ic.



Pronunciación: /-ˈkōlāt/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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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