Protoporphyrinogen IX

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Protoporphyrinogen IX
Protoporphyrinogen IX.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 7412-77-3
PubChem 1039
MeSH protoporphyrinogen
Properties
Molecular formula C34H52N4O4
Molar mass 580.801 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Protoporphyrinogen IX is a precursor for protoporphyrin IX. See Porphyrins for the pathway and more information.


Heme synthesis - note that some reactions occur in the cytoplasm and some in the mitochondrion (yellow)

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