The Biochemistry of Desferrioxamine and its Relation to Iron Metabolism

  title={The Biochemistry of Desferrioxamine and its Relation to Iron Metabolism},
  author={H. Keberle},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • H. Keberle
  • Published 1964
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
For several years now, the metabolites of Actinomycetes have been under study in the research laboratories of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and of CIBA Limited in Basle. In the course of these studies, numerous compounds have been isolated which contain complexbound trivalent iron and which are brownish-red in color. By reference to the effects they exert, these naturally occurring substances can be subdivided into two groups : the sideromycins and the sideramines.' The… Expand
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