Table 3

Ferritin protein and the iron1concentration in the liver
Treatment diet Ferritin Iron Iron/Ferritin μmol
μg/g wet weight μg/g wet weight
“Biofortified Fe” 293 ± 11a 33.1 ± 2.2a 45.6 ± 3.5a
“Standard Fe” 282 ± 12a 27.2 ± 1.7a 39.8 ± 4.2a

1Atomic mass for iron is 55.8 g/mol.

aValues are mean ± SEM, n = 14. Within a column, means without a common letter are different, P < 0.05.

Tako et al.

Tako et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:28   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-28

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