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Iron (Code C598)

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Preferred Name: Iron

Definition: An element with atomic symbol Fe, atomic number 26, and atomic weight 55.85.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: An important mineral the body needs to make hemoglobin, a substance in the blood that carries oxygen from the lungs to tissues throughout the body. Iron is also an important part of many other proteins and enzymes needed by the body for normal growth and development. It is found in red meat, fish, poultry, lentils, beans, and foods with iron added, such as cereal.

Label: Iron

NCI Thesaurus Code: C598 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0302583  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 7439-89-6 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
ChEBI ID CHEBI:18248 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 42183
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 42183 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0302583

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Chemical_Formula Fe
code C598
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Iron
Semantic_Type Element, Ion, or Isotope

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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