Agent Name

Bilirubin

CAS Number

635-65-4

Formula

C33-H36-N4-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

21H-Biline-8,12-dipropanoic acid, 2,17-diethenyl-1,10,19,22,23,24-hexahydro-3,7,13,18-tetramethyl-1,19-dioxo-; Biline-8,12-dipropionic acid, 1,10,19,22,23,24-hexahydro-2,7,13,17-tetramethyl-1,19-dioxo-3,18-divinyl-; Bilirubin IX-alpha; Hematoidin; Hemetoidin; Principal bile pigment; [ChemIDplus] 2,17-Diethenyl-1,10,19,22,23,24-hexahydro-3,7,13,18-tetramethyl-1,19-dioxo-21H-biline-8,12-dipropanoic acid; 1,10,19,22,23,24-Hexahydro-2,7,13,17-tetramethyl-1,19-dioxo-3,18-divinylbiline-8,12-dipropionic acid; 1,3,6,7-Tetramethyl-4,5-dicarboxyethyl-2,8-divinyl-(b-13)-dihydrobilenone; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Description

Light orange to reddish-brown solid; [Merck Index] Red powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Principal bile pigment from breakdown of heme; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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