bilirubin

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bil·i·ru·bin

 (bĭl′ĭ-ro͞o′bĭn, bĭl′ĭ-ro͞o′-)
n.
A reddish-yellow bile pigment, C33H36N4O6, derived from the degradation of heme.

[Latin bīlis, bile + ruber, red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots + -in.]

bilirubin

(ˌbɪlɪˈruːbɪn; ˌbaɪ-)
n
(Physiology) an orange-yellow pigment in the bile formed as a breakdown product of haemoglobin. Excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance associated with jaundice. Formula: C32H36O6N4
[C19: from bile1 + Latin ruber red + -in]

bil•i•ru•bin

(ˈbɪl əˌru bɪn, ˌbɪl əˈru bɪn)

n.
a reddish bile pigment, C33H36O6N4, resulting from the degradation of heme by reticuloendothelial cells in the liver and at a high level in the blood producing the yellow skin symptomatic of jaundice.
[< German Bilirubin (1864)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bilirubin - an orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice
animal pigment - pigment occurring in animals
Translations
bilirubiini

bil·i·ru·bin

n. bilirrubina, pigmento rojo de la bilis.

bilirubin

n bilirrubina
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Conjugated bilirubin affects cytokine profiles in hepatitis A virus infection by modulating function of signal transducer and activator of transcription factors.
The normal reference value for conjugated bilirubin is less than 7 micromoles per liter.
sup][4] The combination of this mutation with the frame shift mutation in a compound heterozygote may play a role in the slow clearance of conjugated bilirubin and/or the expression of enzymes involved in the cyclization of hydroxymethylbilane.
ZEPATIER should be discontinued if ALT elevation is accompanied by signs or symptoms of liver inflammation or increasing conjugated bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, or international normalized ratio.
Cholestasis results from reduced excretion of bile due to a number of disorders [1] and is defined as conjugated bilirubin more than 20% of the total bilirubin when the total bilirubin is 85 [micro]mol/L or more, and 17 [micro]mol/L or more when the total bilirubin is 85 [micro]mol/L or less.
01% conjugated bilirubin was mixed with 10mg/mL plankton extract for 24 hours.
There was one laboratory result, however, that was inconsistent with BA: his newborn conjugated bilirubin concentration, reported as "Neonatal Dbil.
Synthetic conjugated bilirubin (ditaurobilirubin, Lee Biosolutions, St Louis, Missouri) was dissolved in phosphate-buffered saline, pH 7.
McIntosh and Stenson (2008) outline that conjugated bilirubin is excreted into bile and then transported to the small intestine where it is then broken down by bacteria in the intestine.
Each step in the metabolism of haeme to conjugated bilirubin involves enzymes.