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Genetic Basis of Iron Assimilation in Pathogenic Escherichia coli

  • J. B. Neilands
  • A. Bindereif
  • J. Z. Montgomery
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Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 118)

Abstract

Progress in sanitation and medical practice have combined to eliminate certain classical bacteremic infections in the United States and throughout Europe. In these societies the common gram-negative bacilli now isolated in the clinic are those which are prominently associated with man, such as Escherichia coli, or are, like Pseudomonas aeruginosa, those which are equipped with special devices to take advantage of the compromised host (Young et al. 1982).

Keywords

Ferric Citrate Outer Membrane Receptor Iron Uptake System Invasive Strain Ferric Perchlorate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. Neilands
    • 1
  • A. Bindereif
    • 1
  • J. Z. Montgomery
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineRancho Los Amigos HospitalDowneyUSA

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