The urobilin

The urobilin is a bile pigment yellow-orange, the end product of metabolism of phthalocyanine pigments which disintegrate heme hemoglobin red blood cells. The urobilin formed along with stercobilin (see) in the gut of urobilinogen under the action of intestinal microflora. These three substances, and also the stercobilinogen United under the General name "urobilinemia body". In fact, when the clinical analysis of urine is measured amount urobilinemia phone To determine urobilin in urine apply qualitative tests (see Urobilinemia).