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Iron is a part of all cells, and do many things for the human body. It carries oxygen from lungs through the body. It also helps muscles store and use oxygen.Ê
Ferritin is a protein that stores iron and releases it in a controlled fashion. Hence, the body has a "buffer" against iron deficiency (if the blood has too little iron, ferritin can release more) and, to a lesser extent, iron overload (if the blood and tissues of the body have too much iron, ferritin can help to store the excess iron).
65% of the body's iron is found in erythrocytes
Iron is part of the haemoglobin molecule. Oxygen binds with iron to be transported around the body.
In the human body iron is stored in the red blood vessels.
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because iron keep food fresh
There are several things that can cause the human body to lose iron. Blood loss, a lack of iron in your diet, and an inability to absorb iron are all causes to losing iron. Pregnancy can also cause your body to lose iron.
a group of blood tests that are done to evaluate the iron level in blood serum, the body's capacity to absorb iron, and the amount of iron actually stored in the body.
well technically the body absorbes the calcium in the blood stream and in the bones and the body digests food with iron in it so really the iron is digested into the body then on the way down the iron is broken down into compounds and goes into the blood stream and into the bones and other parts of the body.
The body does not produce iron, it only absorbes it from food.