Lipofucsina

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Definición

La lipofucsina es un pigmento marrón que queda de la descomposición y absorción de los glóbulos sanguíneos dañados.

La lipofucsina se encuentra en el miocardio y los músculos lisos y también se conoce como el pigmento del envejecimiento.

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Referencias

Kumar V, Abbas AK, Fausto N, Aster JC. Cellular responses to stress and toxic insults: Adaptation, injury, and death. In: Kumar V, Abbas AK, Fausto N, Aster JC, eds. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease. 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2009:chap 1.

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