Ferritin

Known as: Ferritins, Ferritins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Iron-containing proteins that are widely distributed in animals, plants, and microorganisms. Their major function is to store IRON in a nontoxic… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Ferritins are characterized by highly conserved three-dimensional structures similar to spherical shells, designed to accommodate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Ferritins are the main iron storage proteins found in animals, plants, and bacteria. The capacity to store iron in ferritin is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Iron sequestration by host iron-binding proteins is an important mechanism of resistance to microbial infections. Inside oral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Ferritin is a cytosolic molecule comprised of subunits that self-assemble into a nanocage capable of containing up to 4500 iron… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Iron is required for normal cell growth and proliferation. However, excess iron is potentially harmful, as it can catalyse the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
To improve the iron content of rice, we have transferred the entire coding sequence of the soybean ferritin gene into Oryza… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Ferritins are a class of iron storage and mineralization proteins found throughout the animal, plant, and microbial kingdoms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Phagocyte-mediated oxidant damage to vascular endothelium is likely involved in various vasculopathies including atherosclerosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Levels of iron, copper, zinc and manganese were measured by inductively coupled plasma spectroscopy in frozen postmortem brain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The regional distributions of iron, copper, zinc, magnesium, and calcium in parkinsonian brains were compared with those of… (More)
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