Redundancy and specificity of Escherichia coli iron acquisition systems during urinary tract infection.

Abstract

Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC), the predominant cause of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI), utilizes an array of outer membrane iron receptors to facilitate siderophore and heme import from within the iron-limited urinary tract. While these systems are required for UPEC in vivo fitness and are assumed to be functionally redundant, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/IAI.01222-10

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@article{Garcia2011RedundancyAS, title={Redundancy and specificity of Escherichia coli iron acquisition systems during urinary tract infection.}, author={Erin C. Garcia and Ariel R Brumbaugh and Harry L. T. Mobley}, journal={Infection and immunity}, year={2011}, volume={79 3}, pages={1225-35} }