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siderophore

 [sid´er-o-for]
a macrophage containing hemosiderin.
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sid·er·o·phore

(sid'er-ō-fōr),
1. A large extravasated mononuclear phagocyte containing granules of hemosiderin, found in the sputum or in the lungs of patients with longstanding pulmonary congestion from left ventricular failure.
See also: heart failure cell.
2. Secreted molecule which chelates iron.
Synonym(s): siderophage
[sidero- + G. phoros, bearing]
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sid·er·o·phore

(sid'ĕr-ō-fōr)
A large, extravasated, mononuclear phagocyte containing granules of hemosiderin, found in the sputum or in the lungs of people with long-standingpulmonary congestion from left ventricular failure.
Synonym(s): siderophage.
[sidero- + G. phoros, bearing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The ability of siderophores production by endophytic isolates was qualitatively detected according to (1).
Results recorded that about 32 isolates were able to produce siderophores and gave positive results of growth also, 41 isolates were observed colorimetrically with yellow color as an indication of catecholate-tybe of siderophares positive result, whereas 14 isolates not able to produce siderophores.
reagents to evaluate siderophores production by rhizosphere bacteria.