URMC Research Network

Find People
Keyword
Last Name
 
More Search Options

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.

MeSH information
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.


publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transferrin" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Transferrin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.