Bile Pigments

Known as: Pigments, Bile, Bile Pigments [Chemical/Ingredient], Bile Pigment 
Linear TETRAPYRROLES that give a characteristic color to BILE including: BILIRUBIN; BILIVERDIN; and bilicyanin.
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2012
2012
The bile pigments, biliverdin, and bilirubin, are endogenously derived substances generated during enzymatic heme degradation… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Heme oxygenase (HO) catalyzes the degradation of heme to CO, iron, and biliverdin. Biliverdin is subsequently metabolized to… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Carbon monoxide (CO), a gaseous second messenger, arises in biological systems during the oxidative catabolism of heme by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To develop and test a novel noninvasive optical technique suitable for the objective measurement of macular carotenoid… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We demonstrate here that both unconjugated bilirubin (Bu) and conjugated bilirubin (Bc) can protect human low density lipoprotein… (More)
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1994
1994
Bilirubin, biliverdin and their serum albumin complexes were tested as oxyradical scavengers (superoxide generated by the… (More)
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1974
1974
This report presents a comparative study of gallstone and gallbladder bile composition from 100 unselected American patients, 23… (More)
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1971
1971
Recent studies have identified and characterized the enzymatic mechanism by which hemoglobin-heme is converted to bilirubin… (More)
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1969
Highly Cited
1969
This study characterizes microsomal heme oxygenase, a previously undescribed enzyme which catalyzes the oxidation of heme at the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1949
Highly Cited
1949
 
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