"Ursodeoxycholic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An epimer of chenodeoxycholic acid. It is a mammalian bile acid found first in the bear and is apparently either a precursor or a product of chenodeoxycholate. Its administration changes the composition of bile and may dissolve gallstones. It is used as a cholagogue and choleretic.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ursodeoxycholic Acid" by people in Profiles.
Autoimmune Liver Diseases in Children. Pediatr Ann. 2018 Nov 01; 47(11):e452-e457.
Ursodeoxycholic acid inhibits hepatic cystogenesis in experimental models of polycystic liver disease. J Hepatol. 2015 Oct; 63(4):952-61.
Co-occurrence of idiopathic granulomatous hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Nov; 59(11):2831-5.
The potential for medical therapy to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer and optimize surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2014 Jul; 24(3):353-65.
Effects of ursodeoxycholic acid in esophageal motility and the role of the mucosa. An experimental study. Dis Esophagus. 2011 May; 24(4):291-4.
Ursodeoxycholic acid and chemoprevention of colorectal cancer. Gastroenterol Clin Biol. 2010 Oct; 34(10):516-22.
Ursodeoxycholic acid suppresses Cox-2 expression in colon cancer: roles of Ras, p38, and CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein. Nutr Cancer. 2008; 60(3):389-400.
Primary biliary cirrhosis. Ann Hepatol. 2006 Jul-Sep; 5(3):198-200.
The impact of ursodeoxycholic acid on cancer, dysplasia and mortality in ulcerative colitis patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005 Nov 01; 22(9):783-8.
Ursodeoxycholic acid inhibits Ras mutations, wild-type Ras activation, and cyclooxygenase-2 expression in colon cancer. Cancer Res. 2003 Jul 01; 63(13):3517-23.