Additional file 1: Figure S1. of Vitamin A deficiency modulates iron metabolism independent of hemojuvelin (Hfe2) and bone morphogenetic protein 6 (Bmp6) transcript levels

Iron concentration in the liver (A), small intestine (B), and spleen (C) of rats treated with diets containing different sources and amounts of vitamin A and iron for 59 days. Mean ± standard deviation, * p < 0.05 versus the CT group, † p < 0.05 versus the VAD group, § p < 0.05 versus the FeD group. (DOCX 126 kb)