Origin: Naturally occurs in the small intestine
Also Known As:
Tauroursodeoxycholic acid sodium salt
Overview: Sodium Tauroursodeoxycholate is a compound naturally found in bile. It is a is an endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress inhibitor and aids in stabilizing the unfolded protein response. It interferes with the upstream mitochondrial pathway of cell death and inhibits oxygen-radical production.
- Anti-apoptotic agent for neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease
- Protecting against cell death in certain retinal disorders
- Reducing ER stress
- Alleviating the symptoms of Obesity, stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and spinal cord injury