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D5670 Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium deoxycholate monohydrate

BioXtra, ≥99.0% (titration)

Synonym: 3α,12α-Dihydroxy-5β-cholanic acid sodium salt, 7-Deoxycholic acid sodium salt, Desoxycholic acid sodium salt

  • CAS Number 145224-92-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C24H39NaO4 · H2O

  • Molecular Weight 432.57

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3643164

  •  EC Number 206-132-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00150750

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893956

  •  NACRES NA.25



Related Categories Anionic Detergents, Antigen-Vaccine Preparation, Bile Salts, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Culture,
Quality Level   200
description   anionic
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99.0% (titration)
optical activity   [α]20/D +44±2° in H2O(lit.)
mol wt   432.57 g/mol
application(s)   electrophoresis: suitable
  immunoprecipitation (IP): suitable
impurities   Insoluble matter, passes filter test
  ≤0.5% Cholic acid
pH   7.5-9.5 (20 °C, 0.1 M in H2O)
solubility   H2O: 0.1 M, clear, colorless
anion traces   sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.02%
cation traces   Al: ≤0.002%
  Ba: ≤0.0005%
  Bi: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.05%
  Cd: ≤0.0005%
  Co: ≤0.0005%
  Cr: ≤0.0005%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.001%
  K: ≤0.010%
  Li: ≤0.0005%
  Mg: ≤0.002%
  Mn: ≤0.0005%
  Mo: ≤0.0005%
  Ni: ≤0.0005%
  Pb: ≤0.0005%
  Sr: ≤0.002%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
absorption   ≤0.08 at 280 in H2O at 0.1 M
  ≤0.10 at 260 in H2O at 0.1 M
SMILES string   O.[Na+].C[C@H](CCC([O-])=O)C1CCC2C3CCC4C[C@H](O)CC[C@]4(C)C3C[C@H](O)[C@]12C
InChI   1S/C24H40O4.Na.H2O/c1-14(4-9-22(27)28)18-7-8-19-17-6-5-15-12-16(25)10-11-23(15,2)20(17)13-21(26)24(18,19)3;;/h14-21,25-26H,4-13H2,1-3H3,(H,27,28);;1H2/q;+1;/p-1/t14-,15-,16-,17+,18-,19+,20+,21+,23+,24-;;/m1../s1


General description

Sodium deoxycholate (SDC) monohydrate is a bile acid salt.


Sodium deoxycholate monohydrate has been used in a study to assess a method for the immobilization of lipoxygenase in an alginate-silicate gel matrix. It has also been used in a study to investigate the in vitro dissolution of gall stones.

Powerful solubilization agent; used in the solubilization of estrogen synthetase from human placental microsomes.


5, 25 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Bile Salt

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


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Protocols & Articles


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. Bile acids...
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Bile Salts and Bile Salt Hydrolase

Several Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium probiotic strains exhibit bile salt hydrolase (BSH) activity and are suspected to play a role in combating the negative effects of bile via detoxification of...
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Probiotics and Human Health

At the beginning of the 20th century, probiotics were thought to have a beneficial effect to the host by improving the intestinal microbial balance. Through his studies and observations, the Russian ...
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