Next-Generation Biomarkers for Iron Status.
In Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser, Dec 2015
The hierarchical master determinant of dietary iron absorption and iron distribution within the body is the peptide hormone hepcidin.
Iron deficiency anaemia.
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Hepcidin has a key role in iron homoeostasis and could be a future diagnostic and therapeutic target.
Systemic iron homeostasis.
In Physiol Rev, 2013
The iron hormone hepcidin and its receptor and cellular iron exporter ferroportin control the major fluxes of iron into blood plasma: intestinal iron absorption, the delivery of recycled iron from macrophages, and the release of stored iron from hepatocytes.