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Urobilinogen MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Urobilinogen
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.578.840.249.852
D03.633.400.909.249.852
D04.345.783.249.852
D23.767.193.852
Unique ID
D014558
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014558
Annotation
a bile pigment; /‌biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
A colorless compound formed in the intestines by the reduction of bilirubin. Some is excreted in the feces where it is oxidized to urobilin. Some is reabsorbed and re-excreted in the bile as bilirubin. At times, it is re-excreted in the urine, where it may be later oxidized to urobilin.
Registry Number
14684-37-8
CAS Type 1 Name
21H-Biline-8,12-dipropanoic acid, 2,17-diethyl-1,4,5,10,15,16,19,22,23,24-decahydro-3,7,13,18-tetramethyl-1,19-dioxo-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/01
Urobilinogen Preferred
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