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uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity

Known as: uroporphyrinogen-III carboxy-lyase (coproporphyrinogen-III-forming), porphyrinogen decarboxylase activity, uroporphyrinogen-III carboxy-lyase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: uroporphyrinogen-III = coproporphyrinogen + 4 CO2. [EC:4.1.1.37]
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2005
2005
SummaryAn acquired (“symptomatic”) chronic hepatic porphyria (CHP) is described, which develops secondarily following damage to… Expand
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2001
2001
Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (UROD) catalyzes decarboxylation of the four acetate side chains of urophyrinogen to form… Expand
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1990
1990
It was previously shown that uroporphyrinogen oxidation is catalysed by a form of cytochrome P-450 induced by 3… Expand
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1989
1989
We measured uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase (UROD) activity in erythrocyte lysates obtained from 40 consecutive patients with… Expand
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1987
1987
Exposure of rats to HCB caused a dose-dependent depletion of GSH. Chlorophenolic and sulfur-containing metabolites of HCB… Expand
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1984
1984
The isolation of a new mutant Sm1 strain of yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is described: this strain was partially defective in… Expand
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1984
1984
Hepatic iron overload amplifies the uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase enzyme defect in human porphyria cutanea tarda. To understand… Expand
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1982
1982
To test whether reduced hepatic uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity is a specific and intrinsic defect in porphyria cutanea… Expand
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1978
1978
To test the diagnostic specificity of reduced red-cell uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity for porphyria cutanea tarda, we… Expand
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity was measured in liver and erythrocytes of normal subjects and in patients with porphyria… Expand
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