Hepcidin: Homeostasis and Diseases Related to Iron Metabolism.

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Iron is an essential metal for cell survival that is regulated by the peptide hormone hepcidin. However, its influence on certain diseases is directly related to iron metabolism or secondary to underlying diseases. Genetic alterations influence the serum hepcidin concentration, which can lead to an iron overload in tissues, as observed in haemochromatosis… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000471838

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@article{Reichert2017HepcidinHA, title={Hepcidin: Homeostasis and Diseases Related to Iron Metabolism.}, author={Cadiele Oliana Reichert and Joel da Cunha and D{\'e}bora Levy and Luciana Morganti Ferreira Maselli and S{\'e}rgio Paulo Bydlowski and Celso Spada}, journal={Acta haematologica}, year={2017}, volume={137 4}, pages={220-236} }