Porphyrin formation and hemoglobin metabolism in congenital porphyria.

@article{London1950PorphyrinFA,
  title={Porphyrin formation and hemoglobin metabolism in congenital porphyria.},
  author={Irving M. London and Randolph West and David Shemin and D Rittenberg},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  year={1950},
  volume={184 1},
  pages={365-71}
}
The studies reported here were conducted on a patient with congenital porphyria who excretes large amounts of uroporphyrin I and coproporphyrin I. They were directed to the following problems: (a) to determine whether glycine is specifically utilized in the biologic synthesis of porphyrins related to the etioporphyrin I configuration as it is utilized in… CONTINUE READING