, Volume 33, Issue 7, pp 873–874 | Cite as

Effect and fate of intravenously administered porphobilin in rats

  • C. A. Pierach
  • L. Guidon
  • Z. J. Petryka
  • H. R. Baur
  • C. J. Watson
Specialia Chimica, Biochimica


It rats after i.v. prophobilin, blood pressure and pulse rate remained stable, the animals were calm and moved freely with no symptoms or signs of nervous effect. Prophobilin was rapidly excreted in the urine.


Blood Pressure Pulse Rate Nervous Effect 


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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Pierach
    • 1
  • L. Guidon
    • 1
  • Z. J. Petryka
    • 1
  • H. R. Baur
    • 1
  • C. J. Watson
    • 1
  1. 1.Northwestern HospitalUniversity of Minnesota Medical Research UnitMinneapolisUSA

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