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Ursodeoxycholic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ursodeoxycholic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.105.225.272.962
D04.210.500.221.430.342.925
Unique ID
D014580
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014580
Annotation
/biosyn /‌defic /‌physiol permitted; urso- refers to its first isol from URSIDAE (Latin ursus)
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
3 alpha,7 beta-Dihydroxy-5 beta-cholan-24-oic Acid
Cholit-Ursan
Cholofalk
Delursan
Deoxyursocholic Acid
Destolit
Sodium Ursodeoxycholate
Urdox
Ursacholic Acid
Urso
Urso Heumann
Ursobilane
Ursochol
Ursodiol
Ursofalk
Ursogal
Ursolite
Ursolvan
Pharm Action
Cholagogues and Choleretics
Registry Number
724L30Y2QR
Related Numbers
128-13-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Cholan-24-oic acid, 3,7-dihydroxy-, (3alpha,5beta,7beta)-
Previous Indexing
Bile Acids and Salts (1966-1972)
Chenodeoxycholic Acid (1973-1979)
Deoxycholic Acid (1973-1974) /analogs & derivatives (1975-1979)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DEOXYCHOLIC ACID 1980-90
History Note
91(80); was see under DEOXYCHOLIC ACID 1980-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/30
Revision Date
2017/05/24
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