deoxycholate
A bile salt. The sodium salt is used as a detergent to make membrane proteins water soluble.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • deoxycholate — noun Any salt or ester of deoxycholic acid …   Wiktionary

  • deoxycholate — A salt or ester of deoxycholic acid. * * * de·oxy·cho·late (.)dē .äk sē kō .lāt also des·oxy·cho·late .des n a salt or ester of deoxycholic acid * * * de·oxy·cho·late (de ok″se koґlāt) a salt, ester, or anionic form of deoxycholic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • deoxycholate — de·oxy·cholate …   English syllables

  • deoxycholate — dēˌäksē+ noun Etymology: deoxy + cholate : a salt or ester of deoxycholic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • deoxycholate citrate (Leifson) agar — an agar medium containing meat infusion, peptone, lactose, sodium and ferric citrates, sodium deoxycholate, and neutral red, used for the primary culture and isolation of Salmonella and Shigella. Called also LDC a …   Medical dictionary

  • deoxycholate (Leifson) agar — an agar medium containing peptone, lactose, sodium and ferric citrates, sodium chloride, sodium deoxycholate, neutral red, and potassium buffer, used for the isolation of Enterobacteriaceae and differentiation of lactose fermenting and… …   Medical dictionary

  • xylose-lysine-deoxycholate agar — an agar medium containing xylose, L lysine, lactose, sucrose, sodium chloride, yeast extract, phenol red, sodium desoxycholate, sodium thiosulfate, and ferric ammonium citrate, used for isolating intestinal pathogens, especially Shigella and… …   Medical dictionary

  • DCA — deoxycholate citrate agar; deoxycholic acid; desoxycorticosterone acetate; dichloroacetate; directional color angiography; directional coronary atherectomy * * * desoxycorticosterone acetate …   Medical dictionary

  • DCLS — deoxycholate citrate lactose saccharose …   Medical dictionary

  • LD agar — deoxycholate (Leifson) a …   Medical dictionary

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