Dietary and Sentinel Factors Leading to Hemochromatosis
AbstractAlthough hereditary hemochromatosis is associated with the mutation of genes involved in iron transport and metabolism, secondary hemochromatosis is due to external factors, such as intended or unintended iron overload, hemolysis-linked iron exposure or other stress-impaired iron metabolism. The present review addresses diet-linked etiologies of hemochromatosis and their pathogenesis in the network of genes and nutrients. Although the mechanistic association to diet-linked etiologies can be complicated, the stress sentinels are pivotally involved in the pathological processes of secondary hemochromatosis in response to iron excess and other external stresses. Moreover, the mutations in these sentineling pathway-linked genes increase susceptibility to secondary hemochromatosis. Thus, the crosstalk between nutrients and genes would verify the complex procedures in the clinical outcomes of secondary hemochromatosis and chronic complications, such as malignancy. All of this evidence provides crucial insights into comprehensive clinical or nutritional interventions for hemochromatosis. View Full-Text
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Oh, C.-K.; Moon, Y. Dietary and Sentinel Factors Leading to Hemochromatosis. Nutrients 2019, 11, 1047.
Oh C-K, Moon Y. Dietary and Sentinel Factors Leading to Hemochromatosis. Nutrients. 2019; 11(5):1047.Chicago/Turabian Style
Oh, Chang-Kyu; Moon, Yuseok. 2019. "Dietary and Sentinel Factors Leading to Hemochromatosis." Nutrients 11, no. 5: 1047.
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