Effects of Ehrlich Ascites Tumor on Iron Incorporation into Heme*


The Ehrlich ascites tumor takes up intravenous Fe 59 and utilizes much of this for cellular heme formation. In vivo experiments showed tha t the amount of iron utilized by liver and marrow for heme synthesis was directly related to the amount of iron taken up by these tissues. In vitro experiments revealed no difference in iron-protoporphyrin chelation by… (More)


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