Total Bilirubin Bilirubin

«Bilirubin is a yellow compound that occurs in the normal catabolic pathway that breaks down heme in vertebrates. This catabolism is a necessary process in the body's clearance of waste products that arise from the destruction of age red blood cell. First the hemoglobin gets stripped of the heme molecule which thereafter passes through various processes of porphyrin catabolism, depending on the part of the body in which the breakdown occurs. For example, the molecules excreted in the urine differ from those in the feces.[1] The production of biliverdin from heme is the first major step in the catabolic pathway, after which the enzymebiliverdin reductase performs the second step, producing bilirubin from biliverdin.

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Pathways of Bilirubin

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