TFRC

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TFRC

A gene on chromosome 3q29 that encodes transferrin receptor, a protein required for development of erythrocytes and the nervous system.
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The results of the present investigation and also previously published data indicate that the transferrin receptor encoded by the TFRC gene plays an important role for iron-mediated cytotoxicity of the derivatives.
In contrast, involvement of haemochromatosis or the transferrin receptor is seen later, usually with more liver disease.
Two genetic loci participate in the regulation by iron of the gene for the human transferrin receptor.
Serum transferrin receptor in children with respiratory infection.
54) The HFE protein, which associates with transferrin, transferrin receptor 1, and [[beta].
Soluble transferrin receptor and transferrin receptor-ferritin index in iron deficiency anemia and anemia in rheumatoid arthritis.
The studied assay is a particle enhanced immunoturbidimetric assay of soluble transferrin receptor, IDeA sTfR-IT (Orion Diagnostica; Espoo, Finland).
Reticulocyte count and serum transferrin receptor increased significantly only in the RHuEPO group.
The UAB Research Foundation (Birminghan, AL) has patented peptides which are capable of binding to and internalizing with the human transferrin receptor (hTfR).
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae synthesizes a [ILLEGIBLE TEXT] specific transferrin receptor and causes pneumonia only in hogs (12).
A recent paper published by the team in BMC Biotechnology()demonstrated that Ventria Bioscience's Optiferrin[TM] (recombinant human transferrin) is functionally comparable to purified human transferrin in its ability to bind to the transferrin receptor (TFR) and participate in TFR-mediated endocytosis, intracellular iron delivery and processing in a variety of cultured mammalian and human cell lines.
Additional measurements, such as serum transferrin receptor (sTFR) and sTFR/ ferritin may help differentiate between ACD and IDA.