pyoverdin


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pyoverdin

[-vur′din]
a yellow pigment produced by some strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

pyoverdin

(pī-ō-vĕr′dĭn)
An iron-binding molecule, produced by Pseudomonas species, that competes with transferrin for host iron. It contributes to the virulence of Pseudomonas infections.
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