biliprotein


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biliprotein

[‚bil·ə′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
The generic name for the organic compounds in certain algae that are composed of phycobilin and a conjugated protein.
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delta]-Bilirubin, sometimes termed biliprotein, occurs when conjugated bilirubin covalently binds to albumin (76); it has a half-life of ~17-20 days (the same as albumin), which accounts for the prolonged jaundice in patients recovering from hepatitis or obstruction (77).
6 min) as the naturally occurring biliprotein in human serum.