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  • Nutrition [r]: The study of foods and nutrients and their effects on health, growth and development of any individual. [e]



  • Ferritin [r]: An intracellular protein-iron complex in which iron reserves are stored [e]
  • Transferrin [r]: A protein that carries iron, absorbed in the gastrointestinal tracts, to the capillaies, and released into the bloodstream [e]
  • Heme [r]: Deep red, nonprotein, ferrous molecule that binds with proteins as a cofactor or prosthetic group to form the haemoproteins. [e]
  • Heme transporter [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Hemoglobin [r]: Iron-containing allosteric protein in erythrocytes of vertebrates, consisting of about 6 percent heme and 94 percent globin; also the clinical measurement of hemoglobin per volume of whole blood, varying with age and sex [e]



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