OBO ID: CHEBI:9907
Term Name: ursodeoxycholic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (3alpha,5beta,7beta)-3,7-dihydroxycholan-24-oic acid
  • 3alpha,7beta-dihydroxy-5beta-cholan-24-oic acid
  • Actigall
  • Ursodeoxycholate
  • Ursodeoxycholic acid
  • Ursodiol
Definition: A bile acid found in the bile of bears (Ursidae) as a conjugate with taurine. Used therapeutically, it prevents the synthesis and absorption of cholesterol and can lead to the dissolution of gallstones.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available