Comparison of the serum ferritin and percentage of transferrin saturation as exposure markers of iron-driven oxidative stress-related disease outcomes.

@article{Lee2006ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the serum ferritin and percentage of transferrin saturation as exposure markers of iron-driven oxidative stress-related disease outcomes.},
  author={Duk-hee Lee and Leo R. Zacharski and David R. Jacobs},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={151 6},
  pages={1247.e1-7}
}
BACKGROUND Iron-catalyzed oxidative stress may be the primary mechanism for the pathogenesis of diseases related to iron excess. We hypothesized previously that certain markers of iron in bound form that are commonly used in epidemiologic studies might be inappropriate for investigating iron-related adverse health effects because oxidative stress requires… CONTINUE READING