[ UK /fˈɛɹɪtˌɪn/ ]
  1. a protein containing 20% iron that is found in the intestines and liver and spleen; it is one of the chief forms in which iron is stored in the body
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  • Bloodletting is an effective treatment for haemochromatosis, the effects can be monitored by testing transferrin saturation and serum ferritin, and the treatment can help to prevent serious complications of the disorder if diagnosed in a timely fashion. Stuff And Nonsense
  • Overexpression (> 4-fold), in HeLa cells, showed for ferritin H L138P equal protein expression and total cell 59Fe but increased chelatable iron, 16\%, Journal of Biological Chemistry current issue
  • Several detailed studies were carried out with the proteins lysozyme and ferritin.
  • High concentrations of the iron carrying protein ferritin are a marker of haemochromatosis.
  • Some of those little nasties found innocent of producing havoc in the immune system were: low ferritin concentrations and elevated uric acid and phosphokinase and cortisol levels.
  • Furthermore, research on preneoplastic colonic mucosa of UC patients has demonstrated immunoreactivity to the major iron-binding proteins, lactoferrin, transferrin, and ferritin.
  • Other notable findings at admission were splenomegaly, pancytopenia, hyponatremia, elevated levels of liver enzymes, hyperferritinemia and hypofibrinogenemia. Naturejobs - All Jobs
  • These mice also had high blood levels of the iron storage protein ferritin.
  • This cavity is connected to outside through channels with threefold and fourfold symmetry that are thought to provide permeation pathways for iron ions and protons, essential for proper functioning of ferritin as an iron depository.
  • Several detailed studies were carried out with the proteins lysozyme and ferritin.
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