Heme and Iron

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Heme metabolism
Porphyrins
Heme synthesis
Porphyrias
Heme degradation
Iron topics
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Importance of heme metabolism
Porphyrins
Structures of porphyrins
Names of porphyrins
Heme synthesis
ALA synthase
ALA dehydratase
Uroporphyrinogen I synthase (and III cosynthase)
Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
Coproporphyrinogen III oxidase
Protoporphyrinogen IX oxidase
Ferrochelatase
Regulation of heme synthesis
Porphyrias
Examples of Porphyrias
Heme degradation
Hemoglobin
Steps of heme degradation
Bilirubin metabolism
Hyperbilirubinemia
Iron topics
Iron metabolism overview
Iron absorption
Regulation of iron uptake
Iron transport
Iron storage
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