Heme Synthesis

Heme Synthesis Pathway

Heme Synthesis Hemes are cyclic tetrapyrroles that contain iron and are commonly found as the prosthetic group of hemoglobin, myoglobin and the cytochromes. Location of Heme Synthesis Heme synthesis takes place in the cytosol and mitochondria of cells of the liver and bone marrow. Substrates: Succinyl A CoA; glycine; Fe2+ Product: Heme. Overview of the … Read moreHeme Synthesis