Glycocholic acid

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Glycocholic acid, or cholylglycine, is a crystalline bile acid involved in the emulsification of fats. It occurs as a sodium salt in the bile of mammals. It is a conjugate of cholic acid with glycine.[1] Its anion is called glycocholate.

Glycocholic acid
Glycocholic acid
Names
IUPAC name
Glycocholic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.006.815
UNII
Properties
C26H43NO6
Molar mass 465.63 g·mol−1
Melting point 130 °C (266 °F; 403 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

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