Uric acid is also called urate and is a waste product produced when cells are naturally broken down.
High sensitivity C reactive protein (hs-CRP) is a protein whose concentration within the blood increases when inflammation or bacterial infection is present.
Cortisol is a steroid hormone which is essential for survival. It is responsible for the breakdown of fat and protein and stimulates the production of glucose in the liver.
In our cells, iron is bound to proteins to form complexes called ferritin and hemosiderin. The main storage protein is ferritin which is found predominantly in the liver.