Essays Tagged: "Heme"

Focal occult blood test (FOBT)

has traditionally been performed using guaiac-based methods that detect the peroxidase activity of heme in blood and other peroxidases (3). Guaiac gum is saturated on a piece of filter paper. If heme ... f heme oxidase is present, after hydrogen peroxide has been added to oxidize peroxidases present in heme, there is a color change observed. If a blue color does not emerge within 1 minute after hydrog ...

(5 pages) 2742 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Iron Absorption from the Whole Diet, Comparison of the Effect of Two Different Distributions of Daily Calcium Intake

re in her breakfast and evening meals, then this would reduce the inhibitory effects calcium has on heme iron and nonheme iron absorption.Background Information - This experiment is one of many that a ... topic iron tracer - Radioisotopes of iron (59Fe and 55Fe) which can be traced from outside the body.Heme - The heme molecule is a heterocyclic ring system of porphyrin derivation which has a molecule ...

(6 pages) 101 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Porphyria

enzymes malfunction. Porphyria refers to a number of rare biochemical disorders that deal with the Heme synthesis pathways. People with Porphyria cannot synthesis iron, which contains Hemoglobin, bec ... People with Porphyria cannot synthesis iron, which contains Hemoglobin, because of their defective Heme synthesizing enzymes. Because of this, the products accumulate. The Porphyrins, the accumulatio ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry