The ins and outs of iron homeostasis.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Iron is an essential element that is toxic when it accumulates in excess. Intricate regulatory mechanisms have evolved to maintain iron homeostasis within cells and between different tissues of complex organisms. This review discusses the proteins involved in iron transport and storage and their regulation in health and disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Donovan, A; Roy, CN; Andrews, NC

Published Date

  • April 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 /

Start / End Page

  • 115 - 123

PubMed ID

  • 16565477

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1548-9213

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1152/physiol.00052.2005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States