Pyoverdin | definition of pyoverdin by Medical dictionary
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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
Induction of systemic resistance of tobacco to tobacco necrosis virus by the root-colonizing Pseudomonas fluorescens strain CHA0: Influence of the gacA gene and of pyoverdin
Involvement of pyochelin and pyoverdin
in suppression of pythium-induced dampingoff of tomato by Pseudomonas aeruginosa 7NSK2.
The potent siderophore, pyoverdin
, for example, can inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi that present less potent siderophores in iron-depleted media in vitro (Kloepper et al.