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  • Melanie Ratliff, W Zhu, Rahul Deshmukh, Angela Wilks, Igor Stojiljković
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of bacteriology
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 November 2001)
  • The oxidative cleavage of heme to release iron is a mechanism by which some bacterial pathogens can utilize heme as an iron source. The pigA gene of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is shown to encode a hemeExpand
  • Ila B Lansky, Gudrun S Lukat-Rodgers, Darci R Block, Kenton R. Rodgers, Melanie Ratliff, Angela Wilks
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2006 (First Publication: 12 May 2006)
  • The uptake and utilization of heme as an iron source is a receptor-mediated process in bacterial pathogens and involves a number of proteins required for internalization and degradation of heme. InExpand
  • Y. Kagami, M. Ratliff, M. Surber, A. Martínez, D. Nunn
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Molecular microbiology
  • 1998
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa exports a number of hydrolytic enzymes and toxins using the type II or general secretion pathway, found in a variety of Gram-negative bacteria and requiring the functions of atExpand