heme metabolic process

Known as: haem metabolic process, haem metabolism, heme metabolism 
The chemical reactions and pathways involving heme, any compound of iron complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring. [GOC:jl, ISBN:0124325653]
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2013
Review
2013
Porphyrins and metalloporphyrins are the key pigments of life on earth as we know it, because they include chlorophyll (a… (More)
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2005
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2005
Iron is fastidiously utilized by living cells, since it is an essential element, but is toxic in excess. Cells take up iron via a… (More)
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2001
2001
Biliverdin reductase (BVR) reduces heme oxygenase (HO) activity product, biliverdin, to bilirubin. BVR is unique in having dual… (More)
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1999
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1999
Gilbert's syndrome, an hereditary, chronic, mild, unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia resulting from impaired hepatic bilirubin… (More)
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1999
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1999
Gallstones form when the tenuous balance of solubility of biliary lipids tips in favor of precipitation of cholesterol… (More)
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1997
1997
We investigated the effects of carbon monoxide and heme-L-lysinate on the diameter of isolated, pressurized gracilis muscle… (More)
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1996
1996
Variegate porphyria (VP), a low-penetrant autosomal dominant inherited disorder of haem metabolism, is characterised by… (More)
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1986
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1986
Studies with synthetic metal-porphyrin complexes in which the central iron atom of heme is replaced by other elements indicate… (More)
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1977
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1977
Heme is essential for cell respiration, energy generation, and oxidative biotransformations. The latter function is exemplified… (More)
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1975
1975
Primary chick embryo liver cells, which had been previously cultured in Eagle's medium containing 10% fetal bovine serum, had the… (More)
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