Cholic


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Chol´ic


a.1.(Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the bile.
Cholic acid
(Chem.) a complex organic acid found as a natural constituent of taurocholic and glycocholic acids in the bile, and extracted as a resinous substance, convertible under the influence of ether into white crystals.
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"Likewise for sprains, rub it in; and for the cholic, a great spooneful in the hour."
Primary bile acids (synthesized from cholesterol in hepatocytes) include cholic and chenodeoxycholic acid.
Ceragenins, Cationic Steroid Antibiotics (CSA), which are synthetic cholic acid derivatives, have the same mechanism of action as natural AMPs and mimic the activities of AMPs (Lai et al.
Working out of Setchell's new mass spectrometry research center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, the scientists discovered that adding cholic acid to a child's diet would suppress the production of toxic chemicals in the liver, while stimulating the bile acid flow needed to absorb key vitamins and fat.
Ursodeoxycholic acid, which is a bile acid, is synthesized chemically from cholic acid.
Inhibition of the passive diffusion of cholic acid by the Ilex paraguariensis (A.
The modified AIN-93G diet was used in the control group (CG), containing 1% cholesterol and 0.1% cholic acid, and the remaining groups received the AING-93 diet, modified for source of fiber: fiber of the banana peel (PFG), fiber of the stalk (SFG) and both types of fiber (PSFG).
Higher turnover and increased plasma concentrations of bile acids, in particular cholic acid, are seen after RYGB and are linked to reductions in VLDL secretion and hepatic triglyceride accumulation (37).
Colonies were grown anaerobically [24] on blood agar plates (tryptic soy agar containing 5% sheep red blood cells) and used to inoculate BHI broth with or without 1 [micro]g/ml (0.3 [micro]M) of nisin or 100 [micro]g/ml (0.24 mM) of bile acids from Sigma-Aldrich, which contained 50% each of cholic and deoxycholic acid sodium salts.
In the present study, we used the methodology by Tanaka, Hashiba, Kok, and Mierau (2000) based on the deconjugation of TDCA (sodium tauro deoxycholate hydrate--Sigma Aldrich) and GDCA (Glyco deoxy cholic acid monohydrate Sigma Aldrich) bile salts per Lactobacillus acidophilus strains.
It can be obtained from poultry bile by extracting technology [12] or synthesizing from cholic acid, dehydrocholic acid, and so on.