Dehydrocholic acid

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Dehydrocholic acid
Dehydrocholic acid.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(4R)-4-[(5S,8R,9S,10S,13R,14S,17R)-10,13-dimethyl-3,7,12-trioxo-1,2,4,5,6,8,9,11,14,15,16,17-dodecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl]pentanoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.001.215
KEGG
UNII
Properties
C24H34O5
Molar mass 402.52
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Dehydrocholic acid is a synthetic bile acid, manufactured by the oxidation of cholic acid. It acts as a hydrocholeretic, increasing bile output to clear increased bile acid load.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yousef IM, Barnwell SG, Tuchweber B, Weber A, Roy CC (1987). "Effect of complete sulfation of bile acids on bile formation in rats". Hepatology. 7 (3): 535–42. PMID 3570165. doi:10.1002/hep.1840070320.