"Deoxycholic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A bile acid formed by bacterial action from cholate. It is usually conjugated with glycine or taurine. Deoxycholic acid acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption, is reabsorbed itself, and is used as a choleretic and detergent.
- Deoxycholic Acid
- Acid, Deoxycholic
- Desoxycholic Acid
- Acid, Desoxycholic
- Dihydroxycholanoic Acid
- Acid, Dihydroxycholanoic
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