transferrin


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trans·fer·rin

 (trăns-fĕr′ĭn)
n.
Any of a family of proteins that are found in the blood serum of humans and other vertebrates and that combine with and transport iron.

transferrin

(trænsˈfɜːrɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any of a group of blood glycoproteins that transport iron. Also called: beta globulin or siderophilin
[C20: from trans- + ferro- + -in]

trans•fer•rin

(trænsˈfɛr ɪn)

n.
a plasma glycoprotein that transports dietary iron to the liver, spleen, and bone marrow.
[1947; trans- + Latin ferr(um) iron + -in1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transferrin - a globulin in blood plasma that carries iron
globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
Translations

trans·fer·rin

[MIM*190000]
n. transferrina, globulina beta en el plasma de la sangre que fija y transporta el hierro.

transferrin

n transferrina
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Correspondingly, the soluble transferrin receptor-to-ferritin ratio was significantly decreased in groups 2, 3 and 4 (p<0.
Hepatic transferrin gene expression was down-regulated in G-II, in comparison with the control group, whereas in G-I and G-III, no detectable level was observed.
From each sample serum values of ferritin and transferrin was obtained in the analyzer model A25 manufactured by Biosystems Reagents and Instruments.
Panther has been focusing on its lead candidate, Transferrin Doxorubicin, which is a combination of transferrin glycoproteins with Doxorubicin for targeted delivery to tumors with the reduction of serious side effects.
The components were then incubated by gentle shaking for 2 h at room temperature in the appropriate antibodies (antiENOSF1, rabbit polyclonal antibodies to ENOSF1 [ab182354; Abcam, Cambridge, MA, USA]) diluted 1:2000 in the blocking buffer; anti-transferrin (sheep polyclonal antibodies to transferrin [ab112892; Abcam, USA] diluted 1:1,000 in the blocking buffer; anti-actin diluted 1:1,000 in the blocking buffer).
Panther Biotechnology, a company focused on the acquisition and development of small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of Leukaemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma, has started the formal drug development process for its lead compound, Transferrin Doxorubicin, it was reported on Friday.
These include biochemical parameters, namely zinc protoporphyrin and soluble transferrin receptor, as well as haematological parameters, namely the percentage of hypochromic red blood cells, and reticulocyte parameters such as the reticulocyte haemoglobin content (CHr).
However, serum Iron levels and Transferrin saturation decreased in obese versus normal weight individuals (p less than 0.
The results of the present study suggest that the most reliable noninvasive test for identifying iron deficiency in patients with coronary artery disease is serum soluble transferrin receptor.
According to the researchers, magnetic nanoliposomes containing artemisinin and transferrin were produced in this research through extrusion method, and some of their physical and chemical properties were studied.
Transferrin can be estimated indirectly from the TIBC value by the following equation (Mehde, 2013)".