The Iron Reserve of a Normal Man.

  • M Hynes
  • Published 1949 in Journal of clinical pathology
No one seems to have attempted to measure the reserve of iron available for haemoglobin synthesis in man. Hahn (1937) estimated that 57 per cent of the total iron in a dog was contained in the blood haemoglobin, 20 per cent was stored in a form potentially available for haemoglobin syn'thesis, and 23 per cent was bound in myohaemoglobin, cell enzymes, etc… CONTINUE READING