A protein produced in mammalian metabolism that serves to store iron in the tissues.
- Several detailed studies were carried out with the proteins lysozyme and ferritin.
- High concentrations of the iron carrying protein ferritin are a marker of haemochromatosis.
- These mice also had high blood levels of the iron storage protein ferritin.
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