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Descriptor English: Protoporphyrins
Descriptor Spanish: Protoporfirinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Protoporfirinas
Descriptor French: Protoporphyrines
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.578.840.500.725
D03.633.400.909.500.725
D04.345.783.500.725
D23.767.727.725
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011524
Scope note: Porphyrins with four methyl, two vinyl, and two propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings. Protoporphyrin IX occurs in hemoglobin, myoglobin, and most of the cytochromes.
Annotation: porphyrins
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Porphyrins (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PORPHYRINS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under PORPHYRINS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 11962
Unique ID: D011524
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Protoporphyrins - Preferred
Concept UI M0017916
Scope note Porphyrins with four methyl, two vinyl, and two propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings. Protoporphyrin IX occurs in hemoglobin, myoglobin, and most of the cytochromes.
Preferred term Protoporphyrins



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