Rare transferrin allelic variants do occur in serum (2).
What does Tfn stand for?
Tfn stands for Transferrin (protein)
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They discovered that these transferrin levels were related to detectable differences in both the brain's macro-structure and micro-structure when the adolescents reached young adulthood.
From there, iron is absorbed into the blood by apotransferrin, which becomes transferrin as it binds two ferrous ions.
Introduction Transferrin receptor (TfR) is a glycoprotein found in animals, which mediates the entry of ferric transferrin from the extracellular compartment into the cells (1).
Chang, Pirollo, and their coworkers attached to liposomes an antibody fragment that's similar to transferrin, a molecule that normally carries iron into cells.
In homozygous patients, elevated fasting transferrin saturation levels were found in 19 of 23 men and 11 of 23 women.
Screening tests for hemochromatosis include measurement of serum iron, total iron-binding capacity (TIBC), and transferrin saturation.
The UAB Research Foundation (Birminghan, AL) has patented peptides which are capable of binding to and internalizing with the human transferrin receptor (hTfR).