Porphyrins Sentence Examples
Haem is one of a group of similar compounds called porphyrins.
This gland secretes porphyrins (red tears) in response to stress.
Excess porphyrins are excreted as waste in urine and stool.
Overproduction and overexcretion of porphyrins causes low, unhealthy levels of heme and certain important enzymes, creating various physical symptoms.
Owing to a defect in one of the enzymes of the heme biosynthesis pathway, protoporphyrins or porphyrins (heme precursors) are prevented from proceeding further along the pathway.
The porphyrins and protoporphyrins in the sample absorb the light energy and fluoresce, or glow.
The spectrofluorometer detects and measures fluorescence, which indicates the amount of porphyrins and protoporphyrins in the sample.
In humans, porphyrins combine with iron to form hemes.