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  • noun

Synonyms for heme

a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds

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Removal of haeme, which on its own is highly toxic, involves the rapid generation of biliverdin by the haeme oxygenase enzyme.
MPH, research director, Department of Emergency Medicine, developed the program and will serve as the HAEME Fellowship Director.
Association of a promoter variant of the haeme oxygenase-1 gene with hypertension in women.
Also, haeme iron (the form in animal foods) is more readily available than the non-haeme iron as found in SB.