MeSH Tree Location(s) for Porphyria, Variegate
An autosomal dominant porphyria that is due to a deficiency of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (EC 22.214.171.124) in the LIVER, the seventh enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME. Clinical features include both neurological symptoms and cutaneous lesions. Patients excrete increased levels of porphyrin precursors, COPROPORPHYRINS and protoporphyrinogen.
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