German: Ferritin
Japanese: フェリチン

Biochemistry. An iron-containing protein complex formed by a shell of apoferritin protein with a core of ferrous hydroxide or phosphate. It is found principally in the intestinal mucosa, spleen, liver, and bone marrow. It functions as the primary form of iron storage and transportation in the organism. It is much used as a tracer and marker of proteins in electron microscopy.

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