"Receptors, Transferrin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Membrane glycoproteins found in high concentrations on iron-utilizing cells. They specifically bind iron-bearing transferrin, are endocytosed with its ligand and then returned to the cell surface where transferrin without its iron is released.
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