urobilin


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urobilin

[‚yu̇r·ə′bī·lən]
(biochemistry)
A bile pigment produced by reduction of bilirubin by intestinal bacteria and excreted by the kidneys or removed by the liver.
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A reproducible estimation of the urobilin concentration in urine by means of a modified Schlesinger test.
A number of chromatographic techniques have been developed for the identification of urobilins in biological fluids [7,8].
A spectrometric study of the fluorescence detection of fecal urobilins.