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Ferriheme is transferred from Methemoglobin to Hemopexin

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-2168884
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
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Summation

When haptoglobin capacity to buffer hemoglobin is overwhelmed, hemoglobin undergoes a rapid conversion to methemoglobin. Ferriheme is transferred directly from methemoglobin to hemopexin (Miller et al. 1996, Mauk and Mauk 2010).

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