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A metallic element with atomic symbol Fe, atomic number 26, and atomic weight 55.85. It is an essential constituent of HEMOGLOBINS; CYTOCHROMES; and IRON-BINDING PROTEINS. It plays a role in cellular redox reactions and in the transport of OXYGEN.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Iron" by people in Profiles.
Insights into Nitrosoalkane Binding to Myoglobin Provided by Crystallography of Wild-Type and Distal Pocket Mutant Derivatives. Biochemistry. 2023 04 18; 62(8):1406-1419.
Evaluation and Management of Iron Deficiency in Children Undergoing Intestinal Rehabilitation-A Position Paper From the NASPGHAN Intestinal Rehabilitation Special Interest Group. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2023 May 01; 76(5):672-683.
Desulfoferrobacter suflitae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulphate-reducing bacterium in the Deltaproteobacteria capable of autotrophic growth with hydrogen or elemental iron. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2022 Aug; 72(8).
Modeling relationships between iron status, behavior, and brain electrophysiology: evidence from a randomized study involving a biofortified grain in Indian adolescents. BMC Public Health. 2022 07 06; 22(1):1299.
Crystal structure and metal binding properties of the periplasmic iron component EfeM from Pseudomonas syringae EfeUOB/M iron-transport system. Biometals. 2022 06; 35(3):573-589.
Deuterated docosahexaenoic acid protects against oxidative stress and geographic atrophy-like retinal degeneration in a mouse model with iron overload. Aging Cell. 2022 04; 21(4):e13579.
Interactions of N-hydroxyamphetamine with an iron porphyrin: A unique intramolecular H-bond probed by DFT calculations. J Inorg Biochem. 2022 06; 231:111779.
The Arabidopsis Iron-Sulfur (Fe-S) Cluster Gene MFDX1 Plays a Role in Host and Nonhost Disease Resistance by Accumulation of Defense-Related Metabolites. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Jul 01; 22(13).
A School-Based Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation Program Effectively Reduces Anemia in a Prospective Cohort of Ghanaian Adolescent Girls. J Nutr. 2021 06 01; 151(6):1646-1655.
Consumption of multiple micronutrients or small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements containing iodine at the recommended dose during pregnancy, compared with iron and folic acid, does not affect women's urinary iodine concentration in rural Malawi: a secondary outcome analysis of the iLiNS DYAD trial. Public Health Nutr. 2021 07; 24(10):3049-3057.