Ferritin Complex oxidises 4Fe2+ to Fe(3+)O(OH)

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R-HSA-1562626
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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Ferritin oxidises Fe(2+) ions to Fe(3+), migrates them to its centre, and collects thousands of them as ferric hydroxide (Fe(3+)O(OH)) in the central mineral core from which they can be later remobilised (Harrison & Arrosio 1996).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
8695634 The ferritins: molecular properties, iron storage function and cellular regulation

Harrison, PM, Arosio, P

Biochim Biophys Acta 1996
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ferroxidase activity of Ferritin Complex [cytosol]
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