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Sodium Taurocholate


Taurocholic Acid, Sodium Salt, Cholyltaurine, Sodium Taurocholate,
Taurine Cholate, Taurocholate, Taurocholate Sodium,
Taurocholic Acid Monolithium Salt, Taurocholic Acid Monosodi

Technical Data

CAS Number: 145-42-6
Molecular Formula: C26H44NO7S•Na
Molecular Weight: 537.69
Beilstein Registry Number: 3901620
EC Number: 205-653-7

FabriChem Specifications

DescriptionWhite or white-creamed powder
Clarity of solution
(C=3% in water)
Not more than Ref.Sol.II
Color of solution
(C=3% in water)
Not more than Ref.Sol.B9
Water content (K.F.)≤ 7.0%
Specific optical rotation+20.0° to +25.8°
Sulfated Ash11.0 – 14.0%
Heavy Metals≤ 20 ppm
Related Substances (by TLC)
Sodium Cholate
Free Taurine
Other unidentified related substances (Total)

≤ 0.5%
≤ 0.5%
≤ 0.5%
≤ 0.5%
Chromatographic Purity
(by TLC)
≥ 98.0%

Molecular Structure



Sodium Taurocholate is a detergent useful for the solubilization of lipids and membrane-bound proteins.