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porphyrin

(Science: protein) porphyrins are pigments found in both animal and plant life. They are all chelates with metals (fe, mg, co, zn, cu, ni) and constituents of haemoglobin, chlorophyll, cytochromes.

Increased levels of coproporphyrins can indicate congenital erythropoietic porphyria or sideroblastic anaemia. Increased protoporphyrins may be seen in infection, thalassaemia, sideroblastic anaemia, iron deficient anaemia, increased erythropoiesis and lead poisoning. Increased uroporphyrins may indicate congenital erythropoietic porphyria or erythropoietic protoporphyria.


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Body's electrical current

... are being considered as components of electron transfer/energy storage devices. The electron transport mechanism requires the binding of a small porphyrin-like molecule to initiate the electron transfer. In order to determine the likely binding sites on the surface of c-type cytochromes, the ...

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... the first time, in pairing up photons from normal light, thus altering the wavelength. They used two substances in solution, platinum octaethyl porphyrin and diphenylan-thracene, which converted the longwave green light from a normal light source into shortwave blue light. Similar to the process ...

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The Fiber Disease

... gases into our homes. Check your windows on the inside- mine have a yellowish-gold film or resin on them. If you are blistering like me it is the porphyrins causing it. They have nearly blinded me with their adaptive optics…..hell, I have the document from the NSF where they state they are using ...

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The Fiber Disease

Before you ask....my internet will not be cut-off until Jan.,2..... No, I did not plan on coming back here, but I just wanted to share this new porphyrin (texas style) word with you guys. It just floored me. Here goes: Dr. Sessler, who earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Stanford, has been ...

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