transferrin receptor

ENTREZID: 7037 | Type: NA | Map: 3q29

OMIM: 300335

Summary Entrez
This gene encodes a cell surface receptor necessary for cellular iron uptake by the process of receptor-mediated endocytosis. This receptor is required for erythropoiesis and neurologic development. Multiple alternatively spliced variants have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2015]