mesoporphyrin

noun

me·​so·​por·​phy·​rin ˌmez-ō-ˈpȯr-fə-rən, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes- How to pronounce mesoporphyrin (audio)
: any one of the isomeric porphyrins C34H38N4O4 produced from protoporphyrin by reducing the vinyl groups to ethyl groups

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“Mesoporphyrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesoporphyrin. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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