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Porphyrias, Hepatic

Known as: Hepatic Porphyrias, Hepatic Porphyria, Porphyrias, Hepatic [Disease/Finding] 
A group of metabolic diseases due to deficiency of one of a number of LIVER enzymes in the biosynthetic pathway of HEME. They are characterized by… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
The hereditary porphyrias comprise a group of eight metabolic disorders of the heme biosynthesis pathway. Each porphyria is… Expand
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2015
2015
The acute hepatic porphyrias are caused by inherited enzymatic deficiencies in the heme biosynthesis pathway. Induction of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Significance There is an unmet need for a more effective, faster-acting, and safer therapy for the life-threatening acute… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Porphyrins and metalloporphyrins are the key pigments of life on earth as we know it, because they include chlorophyll (a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Retrospective estimates of the prevalence of porphyrias have been reported but there has been no large scale prospective study of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Inducible hepatic porphyrias are inherited genetic disorders of enzymes of heme biosynthesis. The main clinical manifestations… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Porphyrias are divided into erythropoietic and hepatic manifestations. Erythropoietic porphyrias are characterized by cutaneous… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Four types of hepatic porphyria (acute intermittent porphyria; hereditary coprophorphyria; variegate porphyria; delta… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Acute Intermittent porphyria (AIP) is a human disease resulting from a dominantly inherited partial deficiency of the heme… Expand
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1976
1976
The occurrence of hepatic porphyrias--acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) and variegate porphyria (VP)--in Finland has been… Expand
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