"Uroporphyrinogen Decarboxylase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An enzyme that catalyzes the decarboxylation of UROPORPHYRINOGEN III to coproporphyrinogen III by the conversion of four acetate groups to four methyl groups. It is the fifth enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME. Several forms of cutaneous PORPHYRIAS are results of this enzyme deficiency as in PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA; and HEPATOERYTHROPOIETIC PORPHYRIA.
- Uroporphyrinogen Decarboxylase
- Decarboxylase, Uroporphyrinogen
- Uroporphyrinogen III Decarboxylase
- Decarboxylase, Uroporphyrinogen III
- Uroporphyrinogen Carboxy-Lyase
- Carboxy-Lyase, Uroporphyrinogen
- Uroporphyrinogen Carboxy Lyase
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