Product nameCholic acid, non-denaturing ionic detergent
DescriptionNon-denaturing ionic detergent used for extraction of membrane proteins.
- Cholalic Acid
- Cholanic acid
Non-denaturing ionic detergent used for extraction of membrane proteins. Major primary bile acid produced in the liver and usually conjugated with glycine or taurine to form bile salts. Facilitates fat absorption and cholesterol excretion.
Chemical name(3α,5β,7α,12α)-3,7,12-Trihydroxycholan-24-oic acid
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Reich M et al. TGR5 is essential for bile acid-dependent cholangiocyte proliferation in vivo and in vitro. Gut 65:487-501 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 26420419) »
- Blazquez AG et al. Characterization of the role of ABCG2 as a bile acid transporter in liver and placenta. Mol Pharmacol 81:273-83 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22096226) »
- Huang J et al. Simultaneous characterization of bile acids and their sulfate metabolites in mouse liver, plasma, bile, and urine using LC-MS/MS. J Pharm Biomed Anal 55:1111-9 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21530128) »