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Transferrin

"Transferrin" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transferrin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Transferrin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 161 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2013
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