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Hematoporphyrin

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CAS Number  14459-29-1
ChemSpider  10632
Molar mass  598.6887 g/mol
ATC code  none
PubChem CID  11103
Formula  C34H38N4O6
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Hematoporphyrin (Photodyn, Sensibion) is an endogenous porphyrin formed by the acid hydrolysis of hemoglobin. Nencki and Zaleski determined its chemical structure in 1900.

Hematoporphyrin has been used as an antidepressant and antipsychotic since the 1920s.

References

Hematoporphyrin Wikipedia


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