TITLE

siderophore

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1996
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "siderophore" is presented. It refers to a macrophage that contains hemosiderin. The term also refers to an iron-binding protein, especially one used by disease-causing bacteria to obtain iron stores from the host.
ACCESSION #
21245650

 

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