CATABOLIC PHASE OF HEMIN CHROMOPROTEIN METABOLISM,
PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA DEPT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
Pagination or Media Count:
A brief summary is given of work which involved the following specific investigations Level of output of bile pigment Potential of hemoglobin breakdown to bile pigment Role of haptoglobin Breakdown of injected myoglobin, cytochrome c, denatured hemoglobin, and hematin solutions of pH 8.5 to bile pigment Role of the liver in hemin chromoprotein breakdown Reticuloendothelial system Liver perfusion experiments The hemophagous organ A new cell-free enzyme system, prepared from the hemophagous organ and capable of degrading hemin and hemoglobin to biliverdin and Production of carbon monoxide in the process of bile pigment production from hemin and hemoglobin.
- Anatomy and Physiology