Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

Heme metabolism (R-GGA-421984)

Species Gallus gallus


The processes by which heme is synthesized, transported, and metabolized are a critical part of iron metabolism (Severance and Hamze 2009); here the core processes of heme biosynthesis have been annotated.

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GO Biological Process heme metabolic process (0042168)
Literature References
pubMedId Title Journal Year
19764719 Trafficking of heme and porphyrins in metazoa Chem Rev 2009