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Gilbert syndrome and unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia due to bilirubin overproduction

Jayanta Roy-Chowdhury, MD, MRCP
Namita Roy-Chowdhury, PhD
Xia Wang, MD, PhD
Section Editor
Keith D Lindor, MD
Deputy Editor
Shilpa Grover, MD, MPH, AGAF


The metabolism of bilirubin by the liver is comprised of four distinct but interrelated stages. (See "Bilirubin metabolism".):

Uptake from the circulation

Intracellular storage

Conjugation with glucuronic acid

Biliary excretion

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