Iron transport and storage
Iron transport and storage

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Iron transport and storage

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe some of the biochemical methods by which organisms uptake iron

  • describe some of the biochemical processes by which organisms store and transfer iron

  • explain why iron is present only in very low concentrations in aqueous solution

  • use aspects of iron(III) chemistry to explain the role of macrocyclic ligands in iron uptake and transfer.

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