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Transferrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Transferrin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.050.800
D12.776.124.790.223.839
D12.776.157.427.750.500
D12.776.377.715.182.839
D12.776.556.579.750.500
Unique ID
D014168
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014168
Annotation
TRANSFERRINS is also available
Scope Note
An iron-binding beta1-globulin that is synthesized in the LIVER and secreted into the blood. It plays a central role in the transport of IRON throughout the circulation. A variety of transferrin isoforms exist in humans, including some that are considered markers for specific disease states.
Entry Term(s)
Isotransferrin
Monoferric Transferrins
Serotransferrin
Siderophilin
Transferrin B
Transferrin C
beta 2-Transferrin
beta-1 Metal-Binding Globulin
tau-Transferrin
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WH 400
See Also
Receptors, Transferrin
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Transferrin Preferred
Isotransferrin Narrower
Transferrin C Narrower
tau-Transferrin Narrower
Transferrin B Narrower
beta 2-Transferrin Narrower
Monoferric Transferrins Narrower
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