Lithocholic Acid (Biotechnology Grade)


Catalog Number: B2010631 (500 mg)
Lithocholic Acid (Biotechnology Grade) is a highly pure oligo(ethylene glycol) derivative of bile acids. This product has been used as multipurpose tool in the study of bile acids. It has also been used in a wide array of other biochemical and immunological applications. Custom bulk amounts of this product are available upon request.

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Lithocholic Acid (Biotechnology Grade)
Catalog number: B2010631
Lot number: Batch Dependent
Expiration Date: Batch dependent
Amount: 500 mg
Molecular Weight or Concentration: 376.57 g/mol
Supplied as: Solid
Applications: multipurpose tool in the study of bile acids
Storage: RT
Keywords: 3α-Hydroxy-5β-cholan-24-oic acid, 3α-Hydroxy-5β-cholanic acid, 5β-Cholan-24-oic acid-3α-ol
Grade: Biotechnology grade. All products are highly pure. All solutions are made with Type I ultrapure water (resistivity >18 MΩ-cm) and are filtered through 0.22 um.

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7: Wong SY, Teo JSM, Chai SF, Yeap SL, Lau AJ. Vitamin E analogues
differentially inhibit human cytochrome P450 3A (CYP3A)-mediated oxidative
metabolism of lithocholic acid: Impact of δ-tocotrienol on lithocholic_acid
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8: Grobe S, Badenhorst CPS, Bayer T, Hamnevik E, Wu S, Grathwol CW, Link A,
Koban S, Brundiek H, Großjohann B, Bornscheuer UT. Engineering Regioselectivity
of a P450 Monooxygenase Enables the Synthesis of Ursodeoxycholic Acid via
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9: Gaikwad S, González CM, Vilariño D, Lasanta G, Villaverde C, Mouriño A,
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lithocholic acid into ursodeoxycholic acid. Biotechnol Lett. 2021

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