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Iron

"Iron" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Iron" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Iron" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 977 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 66 publications in 2014
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