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Offline Cody18989

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Phototherapy
« on: 06/11/2005 19:18:37 »
I was wondering if someone could help me. I am trying to find how exactly Phototherapy breaks down bilirubin.  I found that it converts bilirubin into a water soluble form that can be excreted, but how or why does this happen?
 

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Offline Desert_Rose

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Re: Phototherapy
« Reply #1 on: 12/01/2006 08:16:20 »
Here you go....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bilirubin
At the bottom of the page under the title of "Chemistry"