Stercobilin


Stercobilin

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IUPACName=3- [(2E)-2- [ [3-(2-Carboxyethyl)-5- [(4-ethyl-3-methyl-5-oxo-pyrrolidin-2-yl) methyl] -4-methyl-1H-pyrrol-2-yl] methylidene] -5- [(3-ethyl-4-methyl-5-oxo-pyrrolidin-2-yl) methyl] -4-methyl-pyrrol-3-yl] propanoic acid
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CASNo=34217-90-8
PubChem=5280818
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MeSHName=Stercobilin

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Formula=C33H46N4O6
MolarMass=594.742
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Stercobilin is a tetrapyrrole chemical compound, responsible for the typical brown color of human feces.

It is created from bacterial conversion of bilirubin to stercobilinogen and subsequently oxidised to stercobilin.

External links

* http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/tetrapyrrole/TP/D6.html


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  • Stercobilin — Ster co*bi lin, n. [L. stercus dung + E. bilin.] (Physiol. Chem.) A coloring matter found in the f[ae]ces, a product of the alteration of the bile pigments in the intestinal canal, identical with {hydrobilirubin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stercobilin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Sterkobilin Andere Namen Stercobilin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stercobilin — A brown degradation product of hemoglobin, present in the feces. SEE ALSO: bilirubinoids. * * * ster·co·bi·lin .stər kō bī lin n UROBILIN esp a brown levorotatory pigment C33H46 …   Medical dictionary

  • Stercobilin — Ster|co|bi|lin [lat. stercus = Kot, Mist, Dünger; ↑ Bilin] S: Sterkobilin: goldgelber, mit Harn u. Kot ausgeschiedener ↑ Gallenfarbstoff (Fäkalpigment) als Abbauprodukt des Porphyringerüstes des Hämoglobins. * * * Stercobilin   [zu lateinisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stercobilin — n. a brownish red pigment formed during the metabolism of the bile pigments biliverdin and bilirubin, which are derived from haemoglobin. Stercobilin is subsequently excreted in the urine or faeces …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • stercobilin — noun A tetrapyrrolic bile pigment, one of the end products of heme catabolism, responsible for the brown colour of human faeces …   Wiktionary

  • stercobilin — ster·co·bi·lin …   English syllables

  • stercobilin — ˌstərkōˈbīlə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sterco (from Latin stercus excrement) + bil (from Latin bilis bile) + in more at …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrobilirubin — Stercobilin Ster co*bi lin, n. [L. stercus dung + E. bilin.] (Physiol. Chem.) A coloring matter found in the f[ae]ces, a product of the alteration of the bile pigments in the intestinal canal, identical with {hydrobilirubin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bilirubin — Bilirubin …   Wikipedia


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