Pocket-sized iron regulators: One size fits all?

Subramaniam, V.N. (2016) Pocket-sized iron regulators: One size fits all? Blood, 128(2), pp. 153-154.

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Abstract

In this issue of Blood, Casu et al report on results from their studies on potential therapeutic options to restrict iron as a treatment of 2 differing blood disorders: the anemia and iron overload associated with β-thalassemia, and the erythrocytosis associated with polycythemia vera (PV). They examine the use of derivatives of hepcidin, a 25-amino acid peptide secreted by the liver, which is widely accepted as the “iron stores” regulator.

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ID Code: 99739
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1182/blood-2016-05-716043
ISSN: 0006-4971
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: © 2016 by The American Society of Hematology
Deposited On: 12 Oct 2016 06:09
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 23:09

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