Agent Name

Ferritin

CAS Number

9007-73-2

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Ferritins; [ChemIDplus] Ferrofolin; Ferrol; Ferrosprint; Ferrostar; Sanifer; Sideros; Unifer; [Merck Index] Ferritin, from equine spleen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Proteins

Description

Red-brown solid; Soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Iron storage protein in plants and animals; Used as a research tool (protein synthesis and regulatory mechanisms) and drug (hematinic); [Merck Index]

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