Definition of Porphyrins

1. Noun. (plural of porphyrin) ¹



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Definition of Porphyrins

1. porphyrin [n] - See also: porphyrin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porphyrins

porphobilinogen
porphobilinogens
porphycene
porphycenes
porphyraceous
porphyre
porphyria
porphyrias
porphyric
porphyrically
porphyries
porphyrin
porphyrinic
porphyrinogen
porphyrinogens
porphyrins (current term)
porphyrite
porphyrites
porphyritic
porphyritic rock
porphyrization
porphyrizations
porphyrize
porphyrized
porphyrizes
porphyrizing
porphyroblast
porphyroblasts
porphyrogenitism
porphyrogeniture

Literary usage of Porphyrins

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Reduction of Mn-Zn phthalocyanines (MPc) and the related porphyrins is fairly well established, reaction usually being carried out in THF with Li and Na as ..."

2. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"Similar pyrrol derivatives have been obtained from both. If one of the porphyrins, obtained by the action of acid on ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"The 2 carboxyl groups are still found in the porphyrins, because of which they have ... The fundamental substance of the porphyrins, containing no oxygen, ..."

4. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William George Smith (1849)
"porphyrins, having some doubts respecting a dogma of Plotinus, wrote a treatise, endeavouring to ... porphyrins took his advice, and went to visit a man of ..."

5. Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisoning by Donald P. Morgan (1989)
"This condition was due to impaired hemoglobin synthesis, leading to toxic end-products (porphyrins) in body tissues. The disease was characterized by ..."

6. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"Binding studies of radioligands to the mitochondrial (peripheral-type) receptor show that naturally-occurring porphyrins, such as heme, are the endogenous ..."

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