Hepcidin/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Hepcidin.
See also changes related to Hepcidin, or pages that link to Hepcidin or to this page or whose text contains "Hepcidin".

Parent topics

  • Human iron metabolism [r]: Mechanisms of ingestion, distribution, use and excretion of iron by the human body, as well as an introduction to disorders of iron metabolism [e]
  • Hormone [r]: A chemical director of biological activity that travels through some portion of the body as a messenger. [e]
  • Liver [r]: A vital organ of humans and other vertebrates, it is the largest solid organ in the human body. [e]

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Other related topics

  • Macrophage [r]: A type of leukocyte (i.e., white blood cells) that is associated with chronic inflammatory response. It digests foreign cells using the mechanism of phagocytosis, and both circulates in the blood, but later attaches to tissue as a part of local immune response. [e]
  • Reticuloendothelial system [r]: Part of the immune system, consisting of the phagocytic cells located in reticular connective tissue, and primarily monocytes and macrophages. [e]