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COPROPORPHYRIN [1 record]

Record 1 2001-11-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Medical Instruments and Devices
  • Biochemistry
DEF

One of two porphyrin compounds found normally in feces as a decomposition product of bilirubin (hence, from hemoglobin)

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments et appareillages médicaux
  • Biochimie
DEF

Chromoprotéide dérivant de l'hémoglobine, qu'on rencontre dans les matières fécales, et au cours de certaines maladies, dans l'urine.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Instrumental médico
  • Bioquímica
DEF

Porfirina que se encuentra normalmente en las heces y en la orina en pequeña cantidad, y que aumenta en ciertas afecciones.

OBS

Porfirina: grupo de derivados de la porfina. Constituyen la base de los pigmentos respiratorios de los animales y los vegetales.

OBS

Porfina: estructura fundamental, en anillo, de cuatro núcleos pirrólicos unidos a otros tantos grupos metílicos; sobre su base se forman las porfirinas.

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