biliverdin


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Related to biliverdin: bilirubin, urobilinogen, Bivalirudin

biliverdin

 [bil″ĭ-ver´din]
a green bile pigment that is formed by catabolism of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin in the liver.

bil·i·ver·din

, biliverdine (bil'i-ver'din),
A green bile pigment formed from the oxidation of heme; a bilin with a structure almost identical to that of bilirubin.

biliverdin

/bil·i·ver·din/ (-ver´din) a green bile pigment formed by catabolism of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin in the liver; it may also arise from oxidation of bilirubin.

biliverdin

(bĭl′ĭ-vûr′dĭn, bĭl′ĭ-vûr′dĭn)
n.
A green pigment, C33H34N4O6, occurring in bile and sometimes formed by oxidation of bilirubin.

biliverdin

[bil′ivur′din]
Etymology: L, bilis + virdis, green
a greenish bile pigment formed in the breakdown of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin. See also bile, bilirubin.

bil·i·ver·din

(bil'i-vĕr-din)
Green pigments that occur in bile.

biliverdin

a greenish BILE pigment.

biliverdin

a green bile pigment formed by catabolism of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin in the liver.
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Removal of haeme, which on its own is highly toxic, involves the rapid generation of biliverdin by the haeme oxygenase enzyme.
More recently, the biliverdin concentration in blue eggshell hens (BSH) and BrSH showed a significant difference in the shell gland with no differences in serum and bile.
Because biliverdin is known to act as a sunscreen of sorts in some species of animals, it is possible that, in an ironic twist of science, blue walleyes could be protecting themselves from the sun by excreting excess amounts of the very substance caused by its radiation.
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The breakdown products of haemoglobin are biliverdin, which is green, and then bilirubin, which is yellow.
He makes his handicap debut here and can build on his last run when second to Biliverdin at Exeter in March, and with that horse having scored in both his subsequent runs, Sir Talbot is napped to follow in his wake.
The Canada Travel Centre Novices' Chase looked a tricky race to handicap but in the end it provided a decisive winner in Biliverdin who scored by twoand-a-half lengths and a neck from Sir Talbot and Idiome.
Once bacterial heme oxygenase binds heme, carbon monoxide and beta biliverdin along with "free" iron are released.
Other changes include a darkening of the urine color, due to oxidation of colorless chromogens such as the oxidation of urobilinogen to urobilin, or a change in color as bilirubin is oxidized to biliverdin.
The acknowledged expert in the category, Mullins believes that Martin Pipe's Golden Alpha and another Irish challenger Biliverdin are the main opposition in this relatively new Cheltenham event.
1, 1998 ARCHIVES OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOPHYSICS, a binding by bilirubin and biliverdin, chemicals that form during the natural destruction of aging red blood cells.
Natural bacterial phytochrome photoreceptors (BphPs) utilize low molecular weight biliverdin as a chromophore and provide many advantages over other chromophore binding proteins.