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Heme Synthesis & Catabolism

Heme Synthesis & Catabolism - ±ALSE 3 Biliverdin...

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1. Please select the true statement regarding the heme synthesis: a. The initial step involves a condensation reaction between alanine and glutamate. b. The rate-limiting step is catalyzed by the enzyme, delta-aminolevulinate synthase. c. The frst step occurs in the cytosol. d. All synthetic reactions to Form this prosthetic group occur in the mitochondrion. e. Only b and d are true 2. The condition: acute intermittent porphyria results From a genetic deFect in the gene that encodes the enzyme, uroporphyrinogen III synthase. TRUE
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Unformatted text preview: ±ALSE 3. Biliverdin is Formed in the liver. TRUE ±ALSE 4. Bilirubin is transported to the intestines a. as bilirubin associated with serum albumin b. as bilirubin diglucuronide. 5. Test results that indicates a high serum concentration oF unconjugated bilirubin is an indicator oF: a. Cirrhosis oF the liver b. Blocked bile duct c. Neonatal Jaundice d. Large bruise resolution e. a and b F. a and c g. c and d h. a - d Practice Quiz: BMB 401 Heme synthesis and degradation...
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