TUDCA (Tauroursodeoxycholic acid) is an important bile salt supplement that helps with emulsifying fats in the intestines and supports a healthy flow of bile from the liver into the intestines. It has the chemical formula C26H45NO6S and a molecular mass of 499.71 g/mol.
TUDCA Benefits and Uses
TUDCA sodium is a water-soluble bile salt supplement produced in the liver. It has several important functions in maintaining a healthy body – especially for gut and liver health. It is especially useful for improving bile flow through the bile duct. In the intestine, TUDCA help to emulsify fats and to support a healthy metabolism. Several studies have demonstrated that TUDCA serves as an anti-apoptotic agent, working on a cellular level to support protein synthesis, maintain DNA structure, and ensure cell survival.
TUDCA has been studied extensively and is known to support the following important physiological functions:
- Liver health, Gallbladder health & detoxification
- Gut health
- Circulatory system
- Thyroid gland
- Cytoprotection and neuroprotection
LiftMode TUDCA is guaranteed cruelty-free (not bear-derived), and is an exceptional ≥95% pure, verified via independent third-party HPLC analysis (see our COA).
TUDCA is known by a number of alternative names, including:
- TUDCA Sodium
- Tauroursodeoxycholic acid
- UR 906
TUDCA is a compound produced in the liver with numerous effects on health, especially for the liver and gut. TUDCA is considered likely safe for use by most people when taken at the recommended serving size.
Warning: There is not enough research about the safety of TUDCA sodium for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Do not use this supplement if you have any underlying medical conditions.