Published in Blood Weekly, February 16th, 1998
The first protein to be identified as essential for normal intestinal iron absorption and the first mammalian iron transporter to be characterized at the molecular level, Nramp2 appears to be involved in not just one but several critical roles in iron metabolism, indicated Michael Garrick, PhD, and his colleagues in the February 3, 1998, issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (vol. 95, no. 3).
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