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Research Article

Prion Protein (PrP) Knock-Out Mice Show Altered Iron Metabolism: A Functional Role for PrP in Iron Uptake and Transport

  • Ajay Singh,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Qingzhong Kong,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Xiu Luo,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Robert B. Petersen,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Howard Meyerson,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Neena Singh mail

    neena.singh@case.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Published: July 01, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006115

About the Authors

Ajay Singh, Qingzhong Kong, Xiu Luo, Robert B. Petersen, Howard Meyerson, Neena Singh
Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: neena.singh@case.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NS. Performed the experiments: AS XL NS. Analyzed the data: AS HM NS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: QK RP NS. Wrote the paper: NS. Prepared figures, wrote part of the paper: AS.