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According to the news editors, the research concluded: "The efficient uptake of extracellular iron by cultured astrocytes as well as their strong up-regulation of ferritin after iron exposure also suggests that brain astrocytes deal well with an excess of iron and protect the brain against iron-mediated toxicity."
For more information on this research see: Uptake and metabolism of iron and iron oxide nanoparticles in brain astrocytes. Biochemical Society Transactions, 2013;41():1588-1592. Biochemical Society Transactions can be contacted at:
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