Pyoverdin | definition of pyoverdin by Medical dictionary
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a yellow pigment produced by some strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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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Keywords: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Pyocyanin, Pyoverdin
Compared to pyoverdin
biosynthesis, the genes involved in pyochelin production is less abundant, which are mainly localized from PA4220 to PA4231.
Some antimicrobial substances such as pyocyanin and pyoverdin
have been described for Pseudomonas sp.