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Iron MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Iron
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.556.412
D01.268.956.287
D01.552.544.412
Unique ID
D007501
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007501
Annotation
Fe(II) = FERROUS COMPOUNDS, Fe(III) = FERRIC COMPOUNDS; /‌defic: use IRON DEFICIENCIES; ANEMIA, IRON DEFICIENCY is also available; pneumoconiosis caused by iron particles = SIDEROSIS; /‌metab: consider also IRON OVERLOAD; metabolic disorders = IRON METABOLISM DISORDERS
Scope Note
A metallic element with atomic symbol Fe, atomic number 26, and atomic weight 55.85. It is an essential constituent of HEMOGLOBINS; CYTOCHROMES; and IRON-BINDING PROTEINS. It plays a role in cellular redox reactions and in the transport of OXYGEN.
Entry Term(s)
Iron-56
Pharm Action
Trace Elements
Registry Number
E1UOL152H7
Related Numbers
7439-89-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Iron
See Also
Ferric Compounds
Ferritins
Ferrous Compounds
Hemosiderin
Hemosiderosis
Iron Isotopes
Iron Radioisotopes
Siderosis
Transferrin
Public MeSH Note
/metabolism was IRON METABOLISM 1963-65
History Note
/metabolism was IRON METABOLISM 1963-65
Entry Combination
deficiency:Iron Deficiencies
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Iron Preferred
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