Ethanesulfonic acid, 2-(((3alpha,5beta,7alpha,12alpha)-3,7,12-trihydroxy-24-oxocholan-24-yl)amino)-
Taurocholic Acid, (5 alpha)-Isomer
Taurocholic Acid, (7 beta)-Isomer
Taurocholic Acid, Monolithium Salt
Taurocholic Acid, Monosodium Salt
The product of conjugation of cholic acid with taurine. Its sodium salt is the chief ingredient of the bile of carnivorous animals. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is used as a cholagogue and cholerectic.