An unknown oxidase oxidises D-UBGN to UBN

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-9661710
Type
Reaction [uncertain]
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
Locations in the PathwayBrowser
General
SVG |   | PPTX  | SBGN
Click the image above or here to open this reaction in the Pathway Browser
The layout of this reaction may differ from that in the pathway view due to the constraints in pathway layout

The D urobilinogen (D UBGN) that remains in the intestine is directly reduced to stercobilin (STBN) or oxidised to urobilin (UBN), a yellow pigment seen in urine (Rupe & Fetter 1981). How this oxidation is mediated is unknown (Hamoud et al. 2018).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
6456089 Urinary urobilinogen determined by a mercuric chloride procedure

Rupe, CO, Fetter, MC

Clin. Chem. 1981
Participants
Participates
Catalyst Activity

oxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-CH group of donors of UBGNO [extracellular region]

Authored
Reviewed
Created
Cite Us!