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Naturwissenschaften

, Volume 67, Issue 3, pp 136–139 | Cite as

Symport transport of ferrichrome-type siderophores

Molecular mechanism
  • R. C. Hider
  • A. F. Drake
  • R. Kuroda
  • J. B. Neilands
Article

Abstract

The energetics of ferrichrome transport by bacterial membranes are explained by a unique structural feature of the metal-laden form of the siderophore which enables complexing of alkaline-earth cations.

Keywords

Structural Feature Bacterial Membrane Unique Structural Feature Ferrichrome Transport Symport Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Hider
    • 1
  • A. F. Drake
    • 2
  • R. Kuroda
    • 2
  • J. B. Neilands
    • 3
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentUniversity of EssexColchesterEngland
  2. 2.Chemistry Department, Kings CollegeLondon UniversityStrandEngland
  3. 3.Biochemistry DepartmentUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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