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Ferritins
MeSH HeadingFerritins
Tree NumberD12.776.157.427.249
Tree NumberD12.776.556.579.249
Scope NoteIron-containing proteins that are widely distributed in animals, plants, and microorganisms. Their major function is to store IRON in a nontoxic bioavailable form. Each ferritin molecule consists of ferric iron in a hollow protein shell ( APOFERRITINS) made of 24 subunits of various sequences depending on the species and tissue types.
Entry TermBasic Isoferritin
Entry TermFerritin
Entry TermIsoferritin
Entry TermIsoferritin, Basic
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AI AN BI BL CF CH CL CS CT DE DF DU EC GE HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD SE ST TO TU UL UR
CAS Type 1 NameFerritins
Registry Number9007-73-2
History Note2007 (1966); for ISOFERRITIN use FERRITIN (NM) 1972-2006
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD005293


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12]
   Proteins [D12.776]
      Carrier Proteins [D12.776.157]
         Iron-Binding Proteins [D12.776.157.427]
Ferritins [D12.776.157.427.249]
Apoferritins [D12.776.157.427.249.290]
Lactoferrin [D12.776.157.427.311]
Nonheme Iron Proteins [D12.776.157.427.374]  +
Transferrin [D12.776.157.427.500]

 
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12]
   Proteins [D12.776]
      Metalloproteins [D12.776.556]
         Iron-Binding Proteins [D12.776.556.579]
Ferritins [D12.776.556.579.249]
Apoferritins [D12.776.556.579.249.290]
Lactoferrin [D12.776.556.579.311]
Nonheme Iron Proteins [D12.776.556.579.374]  +
Transferrin [D12.776.556.579.500]

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