Acquisition and storage of inorganic iron and hemin by the yersiniae.

@article{Perry1993AcquisitionAS,
  title={Acquisition and storage of inorganic iron and hemin by the yersiniae.},
  author={Robert D. Perry},
  journal={Trends in microbiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={142-7}
}
Pathogenic Yersinia express a complex array of iron-regulated functions and possess mechanisms for inorganic iron and hemin acquisition. These include a unique temperature-regulated hemin storage system, high-affinity transport processes for hemin and inorganic iron, and an iron-responsive regulatory system controlling gene expression. The genetic organization of these systems illuminates several aspects of iron metabolism in the yersiniae. 

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