Corrections and Clarifications

Absorption and Metabolism of Iron

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Science  13 Apr 1956:
Vol. 123, Issue 3198, pp. 636
DOI: 10.1126/science.123.3198.636


In the article "Absorption and metabolism ofiron" [Science 123, 87 (20 Jan. 1955)], the wavelength of maximum absorption of the iron-siderophilin complex was incorrectly given as 520 millimicrons. On page 89, the first sentence in thesecond paragraph under the heading "Iron transport" should read "The Fe+++-B1-globulin complexhas a characteristic salmon-pink color with a maximum light absorption at 460 millimicrons...."