JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL REGULATORS & HOMEOSTATIC AGENTS Vol. 33, no. 4, 1135-1141 (2019)
Increased hepcidin expression in adipose tissue as a primary cause of obesity-related inhibition of iron absorption.
- 1 Department of Child, Adolescent and Women’s Health, School of Public Health, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
- 2 Beijing Key Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
- 3 Department of Infectious Medicine, Beijing YouAn Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
hepcidin, intestinal iron absorption, iron deficiency, iron transporter, obesity