Deoxycholic Acid 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.
MediLexicon deoxycholate - Medical Dictionary Definition for Term 'deoxycholate'
[1. A salt or ester of deoxycholic acid.
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PubChem ID 7102