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Iron Transport and Storage

by Kevin Ahern, PhD
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    The lecture Iron Transport and Storage by Kevin Ahern, PhD is from the course Amino Acid Metabolism.


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    1. None of the answers are true.
    2. ...can help to break down free radicals using the Fenton reaction.
    3. ...is needed in large amounts in the body.
    4. ...can react with water to form peroxyl radical.
    5. All of the answers are correct.
    1. All of the answers are true.
    2. They help to keep iron stable and prevent cellular damage.
    3. They include enzymes, storage proteins, and electron transport proteins.
    4. They include ferritin, transferrin, and lactoferrin.
    5. None of the answers are true.
    1. It transfers its iron to intracellular ferritin.
    2. It has the capacity to carry hundreds of iron atoms.
    3. It is slow in turning of its iron.
    4. All of the answers are true.
    5. None of the answers are true.
    1. It is present in low amounts in anemia.
    2. It stores two atoms of ferrous iron per complex.
    3. It stores iron in the ferrous state.
    4. All of the answers are true.
    5. None of the answers are true.
    1. It is a glycoprotein.
    2. It is a cytoplasmic protein.
    3. It is expressed in decreased amounts when cellular iron levels are low.
    4. All of the answers are true.
    5. None of the answers are true.

    Author of lecture Iron Transport and Storage

     Kevin Ahern, PhD

    Kevin Ahern, PhD


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