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Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Namita Roy-Chowdhury, PhD
Jayanta Roy-Chowdhury, MD, MRCP
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Elizabeth B Rand, MD
Keith D Lindor, MD
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Shilpa Grover, MD, MPH, AGAF


The metabolism of bilirubin by the liver comprises four distinct but interrelated stages (figure 1). (See "Bilirubin metabolism".)

Uptake from the circulation

Intracellular storage

Conjugation with glucuronic acid

Biliary excretion

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