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hepcidin Summary

Description: a urinary antimicrobial peptide synthesized in the liver; may play a role in the regulation of iron metabolism; amino acid sequence in first source

Also Known As: HAMP protein, human; HEPC protein, human; HEPC1 protein, mouse; Hamp protein, mouse; Hamp protein, rat Show All >>

Networked: 1376 relevant articles (35 outcomes, 212 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which hepcidin is Relevant

  1. Anemia : 9 outcomes 43 studies in 400 results
  2. Inflammation : 7 outcomes 42 studies in 465 results
  3. Infection : 3 outcomes 15 studies in 125 results
  4. Iron Overload : 2 outcomes 22 studies in 327 results
  5. Hemochromatosis (Bronze Diabetes) : 2 outcomes 13 studies in 208 results
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Drugs Related to hepcidin

  1. Iron
  2. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)
  3. Dietary Iron
  4. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  5. Erythropoietin
  6. Transferrin (beta 2 Transferrin)
  7. Cytokines
  8. Growth Differentiation Factor 15
  9. Peptides
  10. Interferons
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Therapies Related to hepcidin

  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  2. Kidney Transplantation
  3. Ligation
  4. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
  5. Perioperative Period
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