All Photos(6)



Taurocholic acid sodium salt hydrate

≥95% (HPLC)

Sodium taurocholate hydrate, 2-[(3α,7α,12α-Trihydroxy-24-oxo-5β-cholan-24-yl)amino]ethanesulfonic acid, 3α,7α,12α-Trihydroxy-5β-cholan-24-oic acid N-(2-sulfoethyl)amide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C26H44NNaO7S · xH2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
537.68 (anhydrous basis)
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic (organic)




≥95% (HPLC)



mol wt

micellar avg mol wt 2100

aggregation number



3-11 mM (20-25°C)

functional group

sulfonic acid

shipped in


storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string




InChI key


Looking for similar products? Visit Product Comparison Guide

General description

Taurocholic acid sodium salt hydrate is a bile acid with detergent capabilities.


Taurocholic acid sodium salt hydrate has been used in a study to assess the adsorption of bile acids and salts to vegetable fibrous tissue. It has also been used in a study to investigate a method for determination of conjugated and unconjugated bile salts in serum and jejunal fluid.
Anionic detergent used for protein solubilization.


250 mg in poly bottle
1, 5, 25, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Non-sulfated bile salt, physiological transport substrate for the bile salt export pump/sister of Pgp (BSEP/spgp), Na(+)/taurocholate cotransporter (NTCP) and MRP3 into the hepatic carnalicular.

Preparation Note

Synthesized from cholic acid

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Analysis (COA).

Certificate of Origin

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Origin (COO).

Studies on the Antibacterial Properties of the Bile Acids and some Compounds Derived from Cholanic Acid
M. Stacey and M. Webb
Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. B., 134, 523-523 (1947)
Yanxia Wei et al.
BMC infectious diseases, 19(1), 46-46 (2019-01-13)
Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a main cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea in humans. Several studies have been performed to reveal the prevalence rate of C. difficile in cats and dogs. However, little is known about the epidemiology of C. difficile
Theresa D Ho et al.
Infection and immunity, 82(6), 2345-2355 (2014-03-26)
Clostridium difficile is a clinically important pathogen and the most common cause of hospital-acquired infectious diarrhea. Expression of the C. difficile gene csfV, which encodes σ(V), an extracytoplasmic function σ factor, is induced by lysozyme, which damages the peptidoglycan of
Studies on the adsorption of bile salts to non-absorbed components of diet.
M A Eastwood et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 152(1), 165-173 (1968-01-10)
Joseph J Orsini et al.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 413(15-16), 1270-1273 (2012-05-03)
We sought to modify a previously published tandem mass spectrometry method of screening for 5 lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs) in order to make it better suited for high-throughput newborn screening. Two 3-mm dried blood spot (DBS) punches were incubated, each


LC-MS/MS Analysis of Bile Acids using Ascentis® Express C18

Isobaric separation of bile acids and conjugates by LC-MS/MS on Ascentis® Express C18 column with excellent resolution and linearity.

Probiotics and Human Health

Today, diverse studies report the benefits of probiotics, such as inhibitory effects on pathogens, aid in the management or prevention of chronic intestinal inflammatory diseases or atopic syndromes, and support to the immune system. Potential beneficial applications abound, researchers continue to evaluate the effictiveness and clarify the mechanisms of action of probiotics.


Fast and Robust HPLC Separation of Bile Acids and Conjugates with Ascentis Express C18

This method is particularly useful in research into the role of individual bile acids as signaling molecules; suitable for clinical laboratories to investigate potential mechanisms linked to gut hormone profiles and glycemic control.

Related Content

Bile Acids Kit for LC-MS

Bile Acids (BA) are synthesized in the liver and play important roles in cholesterol homeostasis, absorption of vitamins and lipids, and various key metabolic processes.

Bile Acids

The liver excretes excess cholesterol in the form of bile acids. Bile acids serve two purposes: to remove unwanted cholesterol from the body and to aid in lipid digestion in the intestine.

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service