What is bilirubin? Bilirubin Test, And Urine Bilirubin Test

What is bilirubin? Bilirubin is a molecule formed by the breakdown of red blood cells and other cells with porphyrins. Red blood cells carry special molecules, called hemes (a type of porphyrin), that house an iron atom. This arrangement allows red blood cells to carry oxygen. When blood cells break down, they release heme into … Read more

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