Role of Hepcidin in thePathogensis of Iron Overload in Children with B-thalassemia

Alyaa Hossny Aly kamhawy


Abstract


Thalassemia syndromes represent the major cause of iron overload in Mediterranean countries The discovery of hepcidin and the role that it plays as a negative regulator of intestinal iron absorption and macrophage iron release has significantly progressed


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Other Titles دور هرمون الهيبسيدين فى حدوث تراآم الحديد في الاطفال المصابين بانيميا البحر المتوسط -بيتا
Keywords Role of Hepcidin in thePathogensis of Iron Overload in Children with B-thalassemia
Issue Date 2009
Description Thalassemia syndromes represent the major cause of iron overload in Mediterranean countries The discovery of hepcidin and the role that it plays as a negative regulator of intestinal iron absorption and macrophage iron release has significantly progressed
URI http://research.asu.edu.eg/handle/12345678/3126


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