Intermediate for Obeticholic acid. Obeticholic acid (trade name Ocaliva), is a semi-synthetic bile acid analogue. Obeticholic acid is a highly potent farnesoid X receptor (FXR) agonist and is used as a drug to treat primary biliary cholangitis. Obeticholic acid has been approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration on May 27, 2016.
Product Name: 3α-hydroxy-6-ethyl-7-keto-5β-cholan-24-oic acid
CAS Number: 915038-26-5
Molecular Weight:  434.658
Molecular Formula:  C27H46O4
Purity (HPLC): ≥95%
Shipping Conditions: Room temperature.
Storage Conditions: Refrigerated.
Regulatory Statement:  For Research Use Only.