erythron


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Related to erythron: erythropoietin, erythropoiesis, anisocytosis, leukon, reticulocyte

erythron

 [er´ĭ-thron]
the circulating erythrocytes in the blood, their precursors, and all the body elements concerned in their production.

er·y·thron

(er'i-thron),
The total mass of circulating red blood cells, and that part of the hematopoietic tissue from which they are derived.

erythron

/er·y·thron/ (er´ĭ-thron) the circulating erythrocytes in the blood, their precursors, and all the body elements concerned in their production.

erythron

[erith′ron]
the total mass of circulating red blood cells (RBCs) and the RBC-forming tissues from which they are derived.

er·y·thron

(er'i-thron)
The total mass of circulating red blood cells, and that part of the hematopoietic tissue from which they are derived.

erythron

the circulating erythrocytes in the blood, their precursors, and all the body elements concerned in their production.
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In congenital iron-loading anemias, such as [beta]-thalassemia (major and intermedia) and congenital dyserythropoietic anemia I and II, but also in acquired forms such as myelodys-plastic syndrome types RA (refractory anemia) and RARS (RA with ringed sideroblasts), the diseased erythron dysregulates iron homeostasis by inhibiting hepcidin synthesis, even in the presence of iron overload (134-140).
Anemia is usually present early in life because of insufficient iron supply to the erythron.
In systemic-onset juvenile chronic arthritis, high circulating concentrations of IL-6 have been shown to be associated with defective iron supply to the erythron and microcytic anemia that responds to intravenous iron (23).
It is likely that at early stages of iron deficiency, before the development of anemia, the impaired iron supply to the erythron produces transient bouts of iron-deficient erythropoiesis, which lead to a shift in the distribution of CHr to lower values and to the appearance of hypochromic cells.
These diagnostic difficulties have led to efforts to develop clinical laboratory tests that are capable of measuring the functional iron availability at the site of Hb synthesis in the erythron, especially the erythrocyte and its precursors.