Emerging and Dynamic Biomedical Uses of Ferritin
AbstractFerritin, a ubiquitously expressed protein, has classically been considered the main iron cellular storage molecule in the body. Owing to the ferroxidase activity of the H-subunit and the nucleation ability of the L-subunit, ferritin can store a large amount of iron within its mineral core. However, recent evidence has demonstrated a range of abilities of ferritin that extends well beyond the scope of iron storage. This review aims to discuss novel functions and biomedical uses of ferritin in the processes of iron delivery, delivery of biologics such as chemotherapies and contrast agents, and the utility of ferritin as a biomarker in a number of neurological diseases. View Full-Text
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Chiou, B.; Connor, J.R. Emerging and Dynamic Biomedical Uses of Ferritin. Pharmaceuticals 2018, 11, 124.
Chiou B, Connor JR. Emerging and Dynamic Biomedical Uses of Ferritin. Pharmaceuticals. 2018; 11(4):124.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chiou, Brian; Connor, James R. 2018. "Emerging and Dynamic Biomedical Uses of Ferritin." Pharmaceuticals 11, no. 4: 124.
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