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hamp (Hepcidin)
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FAMILY
DESCRIPTION
Also known as HEPC_ONCMY, hamp. Seems to act as a signaling molecule involved in the maintenance of iron homeostasis. Seems to be required in conjunction with HFE to regulate both intestinal iron absorption and iron storage in macrophages. May also have antimicrobial activity (By similarity).
Also known as HEPC_ONCMY, hamp. Seems to act as a signaling molecule involved in the maintenance of iron homeostasis. Seems to be required in conjunction with HFE to regulate both intestinal iron absorption and iron storage in macrophages. May also have antimicrobial activity (By similarity).
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Hepcidin

Molecular Synopsis