Citocromo b5 reductasa

Definición

Es una enzima en la sangre que controla la cantidad de hierro en los glóbulos rojos y ayuda a las células a transportar la cantidad normal de oxígeno.

Las personas que no tienen suficiente cantidad de esta enzima pueden padecer una afección llamada metahemoglobinemia.

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Referencias

Bunn HF.  Approach to the anemias. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed.Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 161. 

Revision

Last reviewed 2/19/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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