Tumors and livers were homogenized in iO volumes of distilled water in a Potter-Elvehjem homogenizer. Nonheme iron was extracted and heme iron was precipitated from the homogenates by the method of Bruckmann and Zondek


Plasmacytomas in mice have been shown to contain sig nificant quantities of nonheme iron, half of which is in the form of fennitin. The livers of animals with plasmacytomas have a decreased iron content, and plasma iron is reduced. The animals develop an anemia that is partially corrected by panentenal iron . However, when plasmacytoma-beaning mice are… (More)


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