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haeme

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Each step in the metabolism of haeme to conjugated bilirubin involves enzymes.
The effect of tannins on meat colour can be explained as a reduced microbial biosynthesis of vitamin B12 which is a precursor for the synthesis of haeme pigments.
The natural cellular antioxidant enzymes include SOD, which removes superoxide radicals by speeding their dismutation, CAT, a haeme enzyme which removes hydrogen peroxide, and GPX, a selenium-containing enzyme which removes hydrogen peroxide and other peroxides (Halliwell and Gutteridge 1989).