Bilirubin diglucuronide

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Bilirubin diglucuronide
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MeSH bilirubin+diglucuronide
Properties
C45H52N4O18
Molar mass 936.911 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Bilirubin diglucuronide is a conjugated form of bilirubin formed in bilirubin metabolism. The hydrophilic character of bilirubin diglucuronide enables it to be water-soluble. It is pumped across the hepatic canalicular membrane into the bile by the transporter MRP2.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lengyel, G.; et al. (2007-08-29). "Modulation of sinusoidal and canalicular elimination of bilirubin-glucuronides by rifampicin and other cholestatic drugs in a sandwich culture of rat hepatocytes". Hepatology Research. Wiley. 38 (3): 300–309. doi:10.1111/j.1872-034X.2007.00255.x.