BMP6 orchestrates iron metabolism

Clara Camaschella

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Abstract

The small liver peptide hepcidin is a major regulator of systemic iron homeostasis in mammals, adapting iron absorption to the body’s demands. Two new studies now identify BMP6 as the key endogenous regulator of hepcidin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)386-388
Number of pages3
JournalNature Methods
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Hepcidins
Metabolism
Iron
Mammals
Liver
Homeostasis
Peptides

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  • Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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BMP6 orchestrates iron metabolism. / Camaschella, Clara.

In: Nature Methods, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2009, p. 386-388.

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Camaschella, C 2009, 'BMP6 orchestrates iron metabolism', Nature Methods, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 386-388. https://doi.org/10.1038/ng0409-386
Camaschella, Clara. / BMP6 orchestrates iron metabolism. In: Nature Methods. 2009 ; Vol. 41, No. 4. pp. 386-388.
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