cholic acid

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cho·lic acid

An abundant crystalline bile acid, C24H40O5, derived from cholesterol.

[Greek kholikos, bilious, from kholē, bile; see chole-.]

cholic acid

(Biochemistry) a crystalline insoluble acid present in bile: used as an emulsifying agent and an intermediate in the synthesis of organic compounds. Formula: C24H40O5
[C19: from Greek kholikos; see chole-]

cho′lic ac′id

(ˈkoʊ lɪk, ˈkɒl ɪk)
a bile acid, C24H40O5, related to cholesterol.
[1840–50; < Greek cholikós bilious =chol(ḗ) bile + -ikos -ic]
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Noun1.cholic acid - an insoluble crystalline acid present in bile
bile acid - any of the steroid acids generated in the liver and stored with bile

cho·lic ac·id

n. ácido cólico, uno de los ácidos no conjugados de la bilis.
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Cholic acid (Cholbam) is indicated for the treatment of bile acid synthesis disorders due to single enzyme defects and for peroxisomal disorders, including Zellweger spectrum disorders.
5% cholic acid or a standard chow diet (SCD) without cholesterol supplementation as a control for 8 weeks.
Oral cholic acid for hereditary defects of primary bile acid synthesis: A safe and effective long-term therapy.
These new solution certified reference materials (CRMs) consist of lithocholic acid, taurocholic acid and native and deuterium-labeled analogs of cholic acid, chenodeoxycholic acid, deoxycholic acid and ursodeoxycholic acid.
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Patients with a confirmed HSD3B7 deficiency were treated with informed consent under an Investigational New Drug application (45470) approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for oral cholic acid therapy (10-15 mg/kg per day, n = 10) according to a protocol approved by the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Investigational Review Board (#2011-2448).
External bile acid standards, including cholic acid (CA), lithocholic acid (LCA), chenodeoxycholic acid (CDCA), deoxycholic acid (DCA), ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA), [alpha]-muricholic acid ([alpha]MCA), [beta]-muricholic acid ([beta]MCA), [omega]-muricholic acid ([omega]MCA), glycocholic acid (GCA), glycochenodeoxycholic acid (GCDCA), taurocholic acid (TCA), taurodeoxycholic acid (TDCA), tauro chenodeoxycholic acid (TCDCA), taurolithocholic acid (TLCA), tauro-[alpha]-muricholic acid (T[alpha]MCA), and tauro-[beta]-muricholic acid (T[beta]MCA), were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich.
The Food and Drug Administration approved cholic acid capsules for treatment of children aged 3 weeks and older and adults with bile acid synthesis disorders due to single enzyme defects.
Group E was fed diet 5 (20% canola oil and CCT supplement (Cholesterol, cholic acid, thiouracil comparison of means for lipid profilesofall groups was carried out by analysis of variation (ANOVA) for parametric data and Kruskal Wallis test for non-parametric results.
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In this research, cholic acid and cheno anti-accumulation agents have been used to prevent the accumulation of dye materials based on indigos.