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Iron Absorption

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Intestinal Absorption and Secretion

  1. Clement A. Finch,
  2. Helmut A. Huebers

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060414

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Finch, C. A. and Huebers, H. A. 2011. Iron Absorption. Comprehensive Physiology. 361–369.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Iron Balance
  • 2
    Dietary Iron Availability
  • 3
    Upper Gastrointestinal Secretions and Motility
  • 4
    Mucosal Iron Absorption
  • 5
    Regulation
  • 6
    Other Effects