Sritharan, M.
July 2006
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jul2006, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p163
Academic Journal
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.


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