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Transferrin

"Transferrin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An iron-binding beta1-globulin that is synthesized in the LIVER and secreted into the blood. It plays a central role in the transport of IRON throughout the circulation. A variety of transferrin isoforms exist in humans, including some that are considered markers for specific disease states.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transferrin" by people in this website by year, and whether "Transferrin" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 46 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2007
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