CHEBI:138366 - bile acids

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ChEBI Name bile acids
Definition Any member of a group of hydroxy steroids occuring in bile, where they are present as the sodium salts of their amides with glycine or taurine. In mammals bile acids almost invariably have 5β-configuration, while in lower vertebrates, some bile acids, known as allo-bile acids, have 5α-configuration.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
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Outgoing bile acids (CHEBI:138366) is a cholanoid (CHEBI:36078)
bile acids (CHEBI:138366) is a hydroxy steroid (CHEBI:35350)
bile acids (CHEBI:138366) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
Incoming allo-bile acid (CHEBI:138365) is a bile acids (CHEBI:138366)
bile acid (CHEBI:3098) is a bile acids (CHEBI:138366)
Last Modified
01 September 2017