3 alpha,7 beta Dihydroxy 5 beta cholan 24 oic Acid

An epimer of Chenodeoxycholic Acid. It is a mammalian Bile acid found first in the Bear and is apparently either a precursor or a product of chenodeoxycholate. Its administration changes the composition of Bile and may dissolve Gallstones. It is used as a cholagogue and choleretic.