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Descriptor English: Coproporphyrins
Descriptor Spanish: Coproporfirinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Coproporfirinas
Descriptor French: Coproporphyrines
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.578.840.500.250
D03.633.400.909.500.250
D04.345.783.500.250
D23.767.727.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003306
Scope note: Porphyrins with four methyl and four propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings. Elevated levels of Coproporphyrin III in the urine and feces are major findings in patients with HEREDITARY COPROPORPHYRIA.
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 (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PORPHYRINS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under PORPHYRINS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 3326
Unique ID: D003306
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: 2016/05/28
Coproporphyrins - Preferred
Concept UI M0005159
Scope note Porphyrins with four methyl and four propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings. Elevated levels of Coproporphyrin III in the urine and feces are major findings in patients with HEREDITARY COPROPORPHYRIA.
Preferred term Coproporphyrins



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