Non-HFE Hemochromatosis

Wallace, Daniel F. and Subramaniam, V. Nathan (2012). Non-HFE Hemochromatosis. In Gregory J. Anderson and Gordon D. McLaren (Ed.), Iron Physiology and Pathophysiology in Humans (pp. 399-416) New York United States: Humana Press. doi:10.1007/978-1-60327-485-2_20

Author Wallace, Daniel F.
Subramaniam, V. Nathan
Title of chapter Non-HFE Hemochromatosis
Title of book Iron Physiology and Pathophysiology in Humans
Place of Publication New York United States
Publisher Humana Press
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1007/978-1-60327-485-2_20
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Year available 2012
Series Nutrition and Health
ISBN 978-1-60327-484-5
Editor Gregory J. Anderson
Gordon D. McLaren
Chapter number 20
Start page 399
End page 416
Total pages 18
Total chapters 31
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
With the identification of the HFE gene in 1996, the majority of cases of hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) or type 1 HH were found to be associated with homozygosity for a mutation leading to a cysteine to tyrosine substitution (C282Y) in the HFE protein [1]. Hemochromatosis due to mutations in the HFE gene is the subject of Chap. 19 and is discussed in more detail there. Hemochromatosis that is not associated with mutations in HFE is termed non-HFE hemochromatosis.
Keyword African iron overload
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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