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Keyword - Bile pigment (KW-0089)

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Definition

Protein binding covalently at least one linear tetrapyrrole chromophore, e.g. bilirubin, biliverdin, bilifuscin, biliprasin, choleprasin, bilihumin, and bilicyanin. Bile pigments are produced by breaking down protoporphyrin IX derived from hemoglobin and other heme proteins.

Synonyms

  • Bilin chromophore

Category

Ligand

Graphical

Bile pigmentLigandChromophore
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