Taurocholic acid, sodium salt is manufactured by NZP from the steroid, cholic acid. It is a nature equivalent compound, chemically identical to the natural steroid produced in the liver of many animal species. Taurocholic acid, sodium salt, is a powerful biological detergent which can also accelerate lipase activity. It has potential in the manufacture of vaccines and as a vehicle to assist with drug and vaccine delivery. It is used in Fed and Fasted state dissolution media.