TITLE

IRON AND BACTERIAL VIRULENCE

AUTHOR(S)
Sritharan, M.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jul2006, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents research which assessed the importance of iron levels to infection. People with low iron levels are prone to the expression of a number of bacterial toxins and virulence factors. Hence, iron is considered as one of the essential nutrients that men need. However, due its low solubility, iron is not easily available.
ACCESSION #
22150592

 

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