Rosa Maria López Martínez's research while affiliated with Autonomous University of Barcelona and other places

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Elevated plasma bilirubin levels are a frequent clinical finding. It can be secondary to alterations in any stage of its metabolism: (a) excess bilirubin production (i.e., pathologic hemolysis); (b) impaired liver uptake, with elevation of indirect bilirubin; (c) impaired conjugation, prompted by a defect in the UDP-glucuronosyltransferase; and (d)...
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Resumen Un aumento en los niveles plasmáticos de bilirrubina es una alteración frecuente. Puede deberse a cualquier causa que altere alguna de las fases de su metabolismo: a) producción excesiva de bilirrubina (ej. hemólisis patológica); b) defecto en la captación hepática, con aumento de bilirrubina indirecta); c) defecto de conjugación, por alter...

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... Bilirubin, a marker for liver damage, is the major breakdown product of haemoglobin of red blood cells. The extract did not cause an increase in the total bilirubin level and it is an indication that the extract may not impair the excretory function of the liver [18]. Only the lowest dose of the extract (125 mg/Kg/day body weight) showed no visible lesion on the liver. ...