Catalog Home Page

The effect of europium (Ⅲ) on iron uptake by apoferritin

Yang, B-S, St. Pierre, T.G. and Webb, J. (1996) The effect of europium (Ⅲ) on iron uptake by apoferritin. Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities, 17 (5).

Link to Published Version:
*Subscription may be required


In order to explore the posibility using apoferritin as a cage to synthesize inorganicnanosize particles containing rare earth ions the effect of europium(Ⅲ)on the iron uptake byhorse spleen apoferritin was studied by using absorption spectra. The inhibition of europium(Ⅲ)on iron uptake only affects the initial rate. In the presence of europium(Ⅲ), ferritincan be formed from apoferritin and iron(Ⅱ)in air.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Publisher: Higher Education Press
Item Control Page Item Control Page