1. Bettany AJE, Eisenstein RS, Munro HN. Mutagenesis of the IRE-BP further defines a role for RNA secondary structure in the regulation of ferritin and TfR expression. J Biol Chem 1992; 267: 16531–16537.
2. Müllner EW, Neupert B, Khn LC. Aspecific mRNA binding factor regulates the iron dependent stability of cytoplasmic transferrin receptor mRNA. Cell 1989; 58: 373–381.
3. Ludwiczek S, Aigner E, Theurl I et al. Cytokine-mediated regulation of iron transport in human monocytic cells. Blood 2003; 101: 4148–4154.
4. Roy CN, Enns CA. Iron homeostasis: new tales from the crypt. Blood 2000; 96: 4020–4027.
5. Riedel HD, Muckenthaler MU, Gehrke SG et al. HFE downregulates iron uptake from transferrin and induces iron-regulatory protein activity in stably transfected cells. Blood 1999; 94: 149–152.
6. Gruenheid S, Cellier M, Vidal S et al. Identification and characterization of a second mouse Nramp gene. Genomics 1995; 25: 514–525.
7. Gunshin H, Mackenzie B, Berger UB. Cloning and characterization of a mammalian proton-coupled metal-iron transporter. Nature 1997; 388: 482–488.
8. Vulpe CD, Kuo YM, Murphy TL. Hephaestin, a ceruloplasmin homologue omplicated in intestinal iron transport, is defective in the sla mouse. Nat Genet 1999; 21: 195–199.
9. Gavin MW, McCarthy DM, Garry PJ. Evidence that iron storesd regulate iron absorption – a setpoint theory. Am J Clin Nutr 1994; 59: 1376–1380.
10. Krause A, Neitz S, Margert HJ et al. LEAP-1, a novel highly disulfide-bonded human peptide, exhibits antimicrobial activity. FEBS Lett 2000; 480: 147–150.
11. Park CH, Valore EV, Waring AJ et al. Hepcidin, a urinary antimicrobial peptide synthesized in the liver. J Biol Chem 2001; 276: 7806–7810.
12. Nicolas G, Bennoun M, Devaux I et al. Lack of hepcidin gene severe tissue iron overload in upstream stimulatory factor 2 (USF2) knockout mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2001; 98: 8780–8785.
13. Finch C. Regulators of iron balance in humans. Blood 1994; 84: 1697–1702.
14. McKie AT, Marciani P, Rolfs A et al. A novel duodenal iron-regulated transporter, IREG1, implicated in the basolateral transfer of iron to the circulation. Mol Cell 2000; 5: 299–309.
15. Pietrangelo A. Physiology if iron transport and hemochromatosis gene. Am J Physiol 2002; 282: 403–414.
16. Richardson DR, Ponka P. The molecular mechanizms of the metabolizm and transport of iron in normal and neoplastic cells. Biochem Biophys Acta 1997; 1: 1331–1338.
17. Bali PK, Zak O, Aisen P. A new for transferrin receptor in the release of iron from transferrin. Biochemistry 1999; 30: 324–330
18. Garrick LM, Gniecko K, Liu Y et al. Iron distribution in rat reticulocytes after inhibition of heme synthesis with succinylacetone. Blood 1993; 81: 3414–3419.
19. Weiss G, Houston T, Kastner S et al. Regulation of cellular iron metabolizm by erythropoietin: Activation of iron regulatory protein and upregulation of transferrin receptor expression in erythroid cell. Blood 1997; 89: 680–687.
20. Nielsen P, Fischer R, Engelhardt R et al. Diagnosis of hereditary haemochromatosis using non-invasive methods. Transfus Med Hemother 2003; 30: 27–36.
21. Weinstein DA, Roy CN, Fleming MD et al. Inappropriate expression of hepcidin is associated with iron refractory anemia: implications for the anemia of chronic disease. Blood 2002; 100: 3776–3781.