uroporphyrin III

ur·o·por·phy·rin III

porphin-1,3,5,8-tetraacetic acid-2,4,6,7-tetrapropionic acid; formed by the action of light on uroporphyrinogen III; elevated levels observed in certain porphyrias.
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The calibrators included coproporphyrin III dihydrochloride, uroporphyrin III dihydrochloride, 2-vinyl-4-hydroxymethyl deuteroporphyrin IX dihydrochloride, deuteroporphyrin IX, protoporphyria IX, and a porphyrin marker kit containing a mixture of uroporphyrin, coproporphyrin, and hepta-, hexa-, and pentacarboxylic acid porphyrins of the I isomer series.
The plasma porphyrins in samples from patients with VP were normal or showed a slight increase of uroporphyrin III.
We found a greater increase of plasma uroporphyrin I compared with uroporphyrin III in renal failure, similar to the reports of Seubert et al.