Iron Deficiency and Iron Overload.

  • Smith, Rs
  • Published 1965 in Archives of disease in childhood


Iron is essential to most, if not all, living organisms, and the higher animals and man have employed it for many purposes essential to life. The readiness with which iron undergoes oxidation and reduction is utilized in many of the enzymes of electron transport, and in a number of other enzymes whose function is not understood. Furthermore, the combination… (More)

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