"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.
- beta-1 Metal-Binding Globulin
- Globulin, beta-1 Metal-Binding
- Metal-Binding Globulin, beta-1
- beta 1 Metal Binding Globulin
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Transferrin".
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