Soluble transferrin receptor and soluble transferrin receptor-ferritin index for evaluation of the iron deficiency in cirrhotic patients

Saka B., Erten N., Besisik S., Genc S., Sivas A., Karan M. A., ...More

Nobel Medicus, vol.5, no.1, pp.19-23, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: Nobel Medicus
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-23
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: lion delivery to erythroblast is mediated by the interaction of plasma transferrin with the cell surface transferrin receptors. Measurement of serum soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR) has been introduced as a promising new index for iron depletion.