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something that imparts color

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Gallstones can be yellow, brown, yellow-green, or black depending on the proportion of lipids, cholesterol, and bile pigments (Figure 3, F).
In view of these observations and the fact that the bile pigment associates stronglywith membranes, our work suggested that one beneficial role of the waste product bilirubin may be to act as a powerful biological chain-breaking antioxidant.
Bile pigments are colored materials that are contained in the juice the liver pours out into the intestines.
For many years, the bile pigment bilirubin was considered a toxic waste product formed during heme catabolism.
Bilirubin is a bile pigment and too much may just mean you lack a substance that breaks it down.
Bilirubin is the main bile pigment in humans which, when elevated causes the yellow discoloration of the skin called jaundice.
Most gallstones are collections of cholesterol and bile pigments from the breakdown of red blood cells.
It contains swallowed amniotic fluid, bile salts, bile pigments, cholesterol, mucin, pancreatic enzymes, intestinal enzymes, squamous cells, lanugo hair and other cellular debris.
It consists primarily of water; cholesterol; hormones, including steroids--endogenous and exogenous; and broken-down fatty acids, as well as old antibodies, lecithin, poisons (including drugs), inorganic salts, bile salts, and bile pigments made from old broken-down red blood cells.
AGALLSTONES are made of cholesterol and bile pigments which solidify into crystalline particles.
One theory: it stimulates the gallbladder to contract, which helps empty it of stone-forming cholesterol and bile pigments.
T-tube act as a foreign body around which bile pigments and bile salts may ppt and hence recurring stone--(Reinl off WF published in Ann.
Urine bile salts and bile pigments were present in 2 out of 4 patients who showed icterus.