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L6250

Sigma-Aldrich

Lithocholic acid

≥95%

Synonym(s):
3α-Hydroxy-5β-cholan-24-oic acid, 3α-Hydroxy-5β-cholanic acid, 5β-Cholan-24-oic acid-3α-ol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C24H40O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
376.57
Beilstein:
3217757
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

bovine bile
synthetic

Quality Level

assay

≥95%

mol wt

376.57 g/mol

mp

183-188 °C (lit.)

functional group

carboxylic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[H][C@]12CC[C@@]3([H])[C@]4([H])CC[C@H]([C@H](C)CCC(O)=O)[C@@]4(C)CC[C@]3([H])[C@@]1(C)CC[C@@H](O)C2

InChI

1S/C24H40O3/c1-15(4-9-22(26)27)19-7-8-20-18-6-5-16-14-17(25)10-12-23(16,2)21(18)11-13-24(19,20)3/h15-21,25H,4-14H2,1-3H3,(H,26,27)/t15-,16-,17-,18+,19-,20+,21+,23+,24-/m1/s1

InChI key

SMEROWZSTRWXGI-HVATVPOCSA-N

Gene Information

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General description

Lithocholic acid is an oligo(ethylene glycol) derivative of bile acid.

Application

Lithocholic acid has been used in a study to assess cholestasis and its action on several organs and tissues in rats. It has also been used in a study to investigate the regulation of hepatic phospholipid and bile acid homeostasis through SMAD3 activation by TGFβ.

Packaging

10, 25 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Bile Acid

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. L6250.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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