Metabolism of Sulphobromophthalein

DESPITE the great sensitivity and widespread use of sulphobromophthalein (BSP) retention as an index of liver function, little is known of the actual function(s) involved in the hepatic uptake and excretion of the dye. Presumably, sulphobromophthalein is bound to proteins in the serum and is thus conveyed to the liver, where the pigment–protein complex is… CONTINUE READING