ferritin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of ferratin, iron-containing protein, from Latin ferratus bound with iron (from ferrum) + International Scientific Vocabulary -in Date: 1937 a crystalline iron-containing protein that functions in the storage of iron and is found especially in the liver and spleen

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  • Ferritin — Oberflächenmodell des Maus Ferritins (eine einzelne Untereinheit ist violett hervorgehoben) nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ferritin — ferritin. См. ферритин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • ferritin — [fer′i tin] n. an iron storing protein found in certain body tissue …   English World dictionary

  • Ferritin — protein Name = ferritin, light polypeptide caption = Structure of the ferritin complex width = 200 HGNCid = 3999 Symbol = FTL AltSymbols = EntrezGene = 2512 OMIM = 134790 RefSeq = NM 000146 UniProt = P02792 PDB = ECnumber = Chromosome = 19 Arm =… …   Wikipedia

  • Ferritin — The major iron storage protein. The blood level of ferritin serves as an indicator of the amount of iron stored in the body. Ferritin has the shape of a hollow sphere that permits the entry of a variable amount of iron for storage (as ferric… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ferritin — Fer|ri|tin 〈n. 11; Biochem.〉 ein aus 24 Untereinheiten aufgebautes Protein, das bis zu 4500 Eisenatome speichern kann, ein wichtiges Bindeglied im Eisenstoffwechsel, bes. bei der Bildung der roten Blutkörperchen * * * Fer|ri|tin [↑ Ferri ], das;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ferritin — feritinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Baltymas, kurio sudėtyje yra Fe³⁺. atitikmenys: angl. ferritin rus. ферритин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ferritin — An iron storage protein of mammals, found in liver, spleen, and bone marrow. Morphologically a shell of apoferritin (protein) with a core of ferrous hydroxide/phosphate. It is much used as an electron dense label in electron microscopy …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • ferritin — /fer i tn/, n. Biochem. an amber colored, crystalline protein, found in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow, that consists of apoferritin combined with a ferric hydroxide ferric phosphate complex and that stores iron for use in metabolism. [1935… …   Universalium

  • ferritin — noun Any of a family of iron carrying globular protein complexes consisting of 24 protein subunits …   Wiktionary

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