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Heme Oxygenase (Decyclizing)

"Heme Oxygenase (Decyclizing)" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A mixed function oxidase enzyme which during hemoglobin catabolism catalyzes the degradation of heme to ferrous iron, carbon monoxide and biliverdin in the presence of molecular oxygen and reduced NADPH. The enzyme is induced by metals, particularly cobalt. EC 1.14.99.3.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heme Oxygenase (Decyclizing)" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Heme Oxygenase (Decyclizing)" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 131 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2003
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.