Iron metabolism.

  title={Iron metabolism.},
  author={Philip Aisen and Marianne Wessling-Resnick and Elizabeth A. Leibold},
  journal={Current opinion in chemical biology},
  volume={3 2},
The understanding of iron metabolism at the molecular level has been enormously expanded in recent years by new findings about the functioning of transferrin, the transferrin receptor and ferritin. Other recent developments include the discovery of the hemochromatosis gene HFE, identification of previously unknown proteins involved in iron transport, divalent metal transporter 1 and stimulator of Fe transport, and expanded insights into the regulation and expression of proteins involved in iron… CONTINUE READING