Pathways of nutritional biochemistry: Iron pools

Pathways of nutritional biochemistry: Iron pools

~©~ Erythrocytes Hemoglobin 28-31 mg Fe2÷/kg Reticuloendothelial System Bone Marrow j' 20 m g / d a y Plasma Transferrin Absorption 1 - 2 mg/da...

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~©~ Erythrocytes

Hemoglobin 28-31 mg Fe2÷/kg

Reticuloendothelial System

Bone Marrow

j'

20 m g / d a y

Plasma Transferrin

Absorption 1 - 2 mg/day

2+

/ 374

< 1 mg Fe /kg

l

20 m g / d a y

Excretion 1 - 2 mg/day

5 mg/day

Ferritin

Myoglobin

Hemosiderin 2+ 6 -12 mg Fe /kg

Fe - enzymes

J. Nutr. Biochem., 1991, vol. 2, July

2.1.

6-7mgFe

2+

/kg