bile pigment


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bile pigment

[′bīl ′pig·mənt]
(biochemistry)
Either of two colored organic compounds found in bile: bilirubin and biliverdin.
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"In addition to having the highest concentration of biliverdin recorded for any animal, these lizards have somehow evolved a resistance to bile pigment toxicity," lead author Zachary Rodriguez from Louisiana State University said in a (https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/lsu-tmo051018.php) statement .
While gemfibrozil and fenofibrate led to 2.3- and 3.0-fold increases in culture media bilirubin concentration, Wy14,643 had the opposite effect since the bile pigment was actually 1.6-fold less abundant than in media from control cells.
However, it was not until I joined the Bruce Ames laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, in early 1986 that I was presented with the opportunity to work with this golden bile pigment as a postdoctoral scientist.
Hyperbilirubinemia is caused by an elevation of a bile pigment, called bilirubin, in the blood.
Liver biopsy is unnecessary in suspected cases of ICP, but would show cholestatic changes such as dilated bile canaliculi, bile pigment in the parenchyma, and minimal inflammation.
Bilirubin, the bile pigment that yellows the skin of babies born with jaundice, is generally considered a toxic molecule.
THIS is yellowing of the skin and eyes due to a build up of the bile pigment, bilirubin, in the blood.
This is because their livers are not working efficiently and yellowing of the skin is caused by a build-up of bile pigment.
old, she was diagnosed with jaundice, hyperbilirubinemia (an excess of bilirubin, a bile pigment, in the bloodstream), and kernicterus (the presence of a yellow pigment and lesions in the gray matter of the brain).
In the later stages of cirrhosis, jaundice (yellow skin) may occur, caused by the buildup of bile pigment that is normally passed by the liver into the intestines.