• Anemia
  • When this occurs, the sequestration of iron appears to be the major cause of the syndrome of anemia of chronic disease, in which not enough iron is available to produce enough hemoglobin-containing red blood cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • oxygen
  • The human body needs iron for oxygen transport. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typical intracellular labile iron concentrations in bacteria are 10-20 micromolar, though they can be 10-fold higher in anaerobic environment, where free radicals and reactive oxygen species are scarcer. (wikipedia.org)