In practice, the sodium salt of cholic acid, that has strong detergent properties and can replace membrane lipids to generate soluble complexes of membrane proteins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • cholate — noun Date: circa 1846 a salt or ester of cholic acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cholate — /koh layt/, n. Biochem. the salt form of cholic acid. [1835 45; CHOL(IC ACID) + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

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  • cholate — cho·late …   English syllables

  • cholate — cho•late [[t]ˈkoʊ leɪt[/t]] n. biochem. the salt form of cholic acid • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

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