Demonstration and characterization of the iron regulatory protein in human brain.

Abstract

Iron regulatory proteins (IRPs) are cytoplasmic RNA binding proteins that regulate expression of ferritin, erythroid 5-aminolevulinic acid synthase, and transferrin receptor through interaction with conserved RNA stem-loop structures called iron-responsive elements (IREs). Two IRPs (IRP1 and IRP2) have been reported. In the present study we provide evidence… (More)

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