Physiology – MCQ 73 – Conversion of heme to bilirubin

Heme is converted to bilirubin mainly in:
A. Kidney
B. Liver
C. Spleen
D. Bone marrow

Correct answer : C. Spleen

Heme is converted to bilirubin by the macrophages of reticuloendothelial system. (Mostly spleen, also liver and bone marrow)

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