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Table 3 Ferritin protein and the iron 1 concentration in the liver

From: Polyphenolic compounds appear to limit the nutritional benefit of biofortified higher iron black bean (Phaseolus vulgarisL.)

Treatment diet Ferritin Iron Iron/Ferritin μmol
  μg/g wet weight μg/g wet weight  
“Biofortified Fe” 293 ± 11a 33.1 ± 2.2a 45.6 ± 3.5a
“Standard Fe” 282 ± 12a 27.2 ± 1.7a 39.8 ± 4.2a
  1. 1Atomic mass for iron is 55.8 g/mol.
  2. aValues are mean ± SEM, n = 14. Within a column, means without a common letter are different, P < 0.05.