Disorders of Bilirubin Metabolism

Namita Roy Chowdhury, Jayanta Roy Chowdhury

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7 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Liver
Subtitle of host publicationBiology and Pathobiology: Fifth Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Pages251-256
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780470723135
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 6 2009

Keywords

  • Bilirubin metabolism
  • Bilirubin metabolism and its inherited disorders
  • Bilirubin metabolism disorders
  • Bilirubin-heme moiety of hemoprotein degradation end product
  • Bilirubin-intestinal bacteria degradation into urobilinogen and related products
  • Dubin-Johnson syndrome (DJS) and ABCC2 activity lack
  • Genetic lesions of JAG1 for Alagille syndrome
  • Heme oxygenase activity-rate-limiting in bilirubin production
  • Isoforms of uridinediphosphoglucuronate glucuronosyltransferase (UGT)
  • PFIC syndromes in infancy and liver transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Chowdhury, N. R., & Chowdhury, J. R. (2009). Disorders of Bilirubin Metabolism. In The Liver: Biology and Pathobiology: Fifth Edition (pp. 251-256). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470747919.ch17