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What does BP stand for?

BP stands for total biopterin


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Biopterin blood levels are a measure of BH4 in a person’s body and 80% of total biopterin appears in the blood as BH4. Plasma phenylalanine levels must be tested at the same time as blood tests are done for BH4 because phenylalanine increases BH4 levels.
22. H2O2 oxidises 6BH4 and its 7- isomerto 6-biopterin and 7-biopterin The clinical hallmark of vitiligo – Fluorescence under Wood’s light H2O (Schallreuter KU et al, Science, 1994) 1000 6-biopterin Total Biopterin.
Biopterin, Oxidised Biopterin or 'Box' for short. BH4 is recycled from BH2 by the enzyme Dihydrofolate Reductase (DHFR) using NADPH as an electron donor. http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Biopterin If total Biopterin levels (BH2 +BH4) are too low, then eating more purine-rich foods may help (although one may want to monitor purine intake as it may result in Gout if eaten in excess). Alternatively, one could perhaps take a Nucleotide complex such as Bluebonnet's Nucleotide Complex RNA/DNA which contains the Nucleosides: Adenosine, Cytidine, Guanosine and Uridine.