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Descriptor in English: Tetrapyrroles
Descriptor in Spanish: Tetrapirroles
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tetrapirróis
Descriptor in French: Tétrapyrroles
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.578.840
D03.633.400.909
D04.345.783
Scope note: Four PYRROLES joined by one-carbon units linking position 2 of one to position 5 of the next. The conjugated bond system results in PIGMENTATION.
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
History Note: 2004; use TETRAPYRROLES (NM) 1978-2003
DeCS UI: 38087
Descriptor UI: D045725
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2016/06/01
Tetrapyrroles - Preferred
Concept UI M0068756
Scope note Four PYRROLES joined by one-carbon units linking position 2 of one to position 5 of the next. The conjugated bond system results in PIGMENTATION.
Preferred term Tetrapyrroles



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