siderophilic


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siderophilic

(ˌsɪdərəˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Geological Science) having characteristics of siderophile
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PTG-300 is currently in clinical development for the potential treatment of beta-thalassemia, and may also be potentially beneficial in other diseases such as myelodysplastic syndrome, hereditary hemochromatosis, polycythemia vera, siderophilic infections, and liver fibrosis.
Some theorists account for the mantle's composition by proposing that siderophilic elements lose their affinity for iron at ultrahigh pressures deep below Earth's surface.
New experiments on two highly siderophilic elements, platinum and palladium, counter that evidence, however.