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.
The most likely explanation of this isotopic fractionation is the active uptake of heavy metals by siderophilic root exudates.
Nickel is siderophilic with high affinity for Fe oxides and less affinity for carbonates [41-45].
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.