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Title How Body Iron Stores Are Maintained
Description How Body Iron Stores Are Maintained
Creation Date 01 May 1999
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Body iron content is kept within narrow limits, with loss and intake finely balanced. Absorption & transport mechanisms remain uncertain, but are closely related to body stores and bioavailability. The main factors affecting iron balance, intake, stores and loss, are discussed below
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