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Reprints of the January and April 1977 issues of Seminars in Hematology. The first part of the book reviews iron distribution in the organism, structure and function of specific iron-binding proteins of serum and tissues, and states of iron overload and attempts at their therapeutic alleviation. The second part discusses basic considerations of heme biosynthesis, experimental porphyrias, recent developments in methods for porphyrin analysis, and protein binding of porphyrins, with emphasis on such aberrations as sideroblastic anemia, erythropoietic protoporphyria, and porphyria cutanea tarda. Subject index.
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Iron Excess. Aberrations of Iron and Porphyrin Metabolism.. Ann Intern Med. 1978;89:587. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-4-587_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(4):587.
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