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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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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Lasco et al., "IroN, a novel outer membrane siderophore receptor characteristic of Salmonella enterica," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
Another possibility could be related to its ability to better solubilize P, which can lead to a production of a wide variety of antimicrobial metabolites including enzymes, siderophores, volatile compounds, cyclic lipopeptides (CLPs), and antibiotics [27, 28].
Berry, "Influence of iron on growth, morphology, outer membrane protein composition, and synthesis of siderophores in Campylobacter jejuni" Infection and Immunity, vol.
Microbiologists have developed techniques for the introduction of siderophore producing PGPR in soil system through seed, soil or root system.
Itoic acid, the first example of a catecholate siderophore, was isolated from B.
Siderophore typing, a powerful tool for the identification of fluorescence and non-fluorescence pseudomonas.
Siderophores are chelating molecules with iron binding groups that are produced by most microorganisms to scavenge and acquire iron when it is scarce.
The best-studied system is concerned with iron sequestration and transport by specific chelators, termed siderophores, which are secreted by bacteria and fungi when this metal is present at very low concentrations.
Other plants, lacking such an uptake system, can then become iron deficient in a phenomenon that appears like allelopathy when the siderophore released by a plant inhibits growth of another plant.
These cells were used for test of nitrogen fixation, phosphate solubilisation, indole acetic acid production and siderophore production.
Sixteen poster presentations are on cefiderocol, a late-stage investigational, novel siderophore cephalosporin, and one is on COT-143, a humanized monoclonal antibody.