stercobilin


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stercobilin

[‚stər·kō′bī·lən]
(biochemistry)
Urobilin as a component of the brown fecal pigment.
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Stercobilin, I'm sure you won't be surprised to hear, is brown.
Lack of stercobilin causes light or clay-coloured stools.
Mixed calibrators of free porphyrins (uroporphyrin I, heptacarboxylic porphyrin I, hexacarboxylic porphyrin I, pentacarboxylic porphyrin I, coproporphyrin I, and mesoporphyrin IX), deuteroporphyrin, i-urobilin, and stercobilin were purchased from Porphyrin Products.