Innovation and Originality in the Strategies Developed by Bacteria To Get Access to Iron

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  • Dr. Isabelle J. Schalk

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    1. UMR 7242, ESBS, Université de Strasbourg-CNRS, Blvd Sébastien Brant, B. P. 10412, 67413, Illkirch, Strasbourg (France)
    • UMR 7242, ESBS, Université de Strasbourg-CNRS, Blvd Sébastien Brant, B. P. 10412, 67413, Illkirch, Strasbourg (France)
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Abstract

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Pumping iron: Raymond's group has identified and described the molecular details of an ABC transporter. Together with a binding protein at the cell surface, it is able to extract an unstable form of ferricitrate.

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