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Ursodiol

Known as: Acid, Ursodeoxycholic, 3 alpha,7 beta Dihydroxy 5 beta cholan 24 oic Acid, (3?,5?,7?)-3,7-dihydroxycholan-24-oic acid 
A synthetically-derived form of ursodiol, a bile acid produced by the liver and secreted and stored in the gallbladder. Also produced by the Chinese… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress is a key link between obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes. Here, we provide… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease, characterized by fibrosing inflammation and… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Ursodeoxycholic acid (UCDA) is increasingly used for the treatment of cholestatic liver diseases. Experimental evidence suggests… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Patients with ulcerative colitis have an increased risk for colorectal neoplasia; this risk approaches 0.5% to 1% per year of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
During use of home parenteral nutrition, chronic abnormalities on liver function tests are reported to occur in both children and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Background There is no satisfactory medical therapy for patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis. Ursodiol (ursodeoxycholic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND & AIMS Long-term ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) therapy slows the progression of primary biliary cirrhosis. This study… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Previous studies have documented a high incidence of gallstone formation following gastric-bypass (GBP)-induced rapid… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Ursodiol (ursodeoxycholic acid) therapy leads to major improvements in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND In primary biliary cirrhosis the hepatic lesions may result, at least in part, from the intracellular accumulation of… Expand
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