Is it a high time to focus on iron-mediated pathology initiated by COVID-induced inflammation?

Is it a high time to focus on iron-mediated pathology initiated by COVID-induced inflammation?


  • Tatiana Sukhomlin a:1:{s:5:"en_US";s:81:"N.M.Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow";}


SARS-Cov2, iron homeostasis, hyperinflammation, abnormal coagulation


A comment to paper published in the current issue by Duca et al (Acta Biomed 2022; Vol. 93, N. 2: e2022057 - DOI 10.23750/abm.v93i2.12937 - The paper demonstrated a link between deregulated iron homeostasis and hyperinflammation in nontreated COVID-19 patients. Iron homeostasis links two generally accepted COVID-initiated pathological events: hyperinflammation and abnormal fibrin clotting. Intensive research is needed to look for the ways how to support and recover FeH in COVID infected patients. 




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Sukhomlin T. Is it a high time to focus on iron-mediated pathology initiated by COVID-induced inflammation?. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2022 May 11 [cited 2024 Jul. 12];93(2):e2022229. Available from: