TABLE 6

Comparison of biliary bile acid composition to that in healthy adults according to Rossi et al. (1987) in human bile (t and g denote taurine- and glycine-conjugated bile acids, respectively)

(% Assayed Bile Species)
FRGNmFRGNhFRGNHumans
CA0.520.091.41
 tCA31.224.347.46.5
 gCA0.110.0519.034.1
DCA000.02
 tDCA1.500.9814.92.1
 gDCA001.5913.6
CDCA000
 tCDCA0.691.403.445.1
 gCDCA000.2528.9
UDCA000
 tUDCA0.640.880.890.9
 gUDCA000.091.5
α-MCA0.040.040.040
 tα-MCA2.297.613.740
β-MCA0.280.230.050
 tβ-MCA40.751.46.760
ω-MCA0.270.110.010
 tω-MCA21.712.80.400
tLCA0.010.030.120.1
 tLCA-sulfateNot assayedNot assayedNot assayed0.2
gLCA000.010.6
 gLCA-sulfateNot assayedNot assayedNot assayed0.2
Unknown othersNot assayedNot assayedNot assayed6.0