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Intrabacterial iron storage in gram-negative bacteria

Martha Ann McCabe

Intrabacterial iron storage in gram-negative bacteria

by Martha Ann McCabe

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bacterial growth,
  • Iron -- Physiological effect

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    Statementby Martha Ann McCabe
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 leaves :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14453173M

    Other articles where Gram-positive bacteria is discussed: antibiotic: Categories of antibiotics: penicillin G) affect primarily gram-positive bacteria. Broad-spectrum antibiotics, such as tetracyclines and chloramphenicol, affect both gram-positive and some gram-negative bacteria. An extended-spectrum antibiotic is one that, as a result of chemical modification, affects additional types of. The ferric binding protein, FbpA, has been demonstrated to facilitate the transport of naked Fe3+ across the periplasmic space of several Gram-negative bacteria. The sequestration of iron by FbpA is facilitated by the presence of a synergistic anion, such as phosphate or sulfate. Here we report the sequestration of Fe3+ by FbpA in the presence of sulfate, at an assumed periplasmic pH of to.

    The cell wall of Gram negative bacteria is more complex than those of Gram positive bacteria. Gram negative bacteria contain an extra layer of cells called outer membrane or LPS layer which surrounds the thin peptidoglycan layer. LPS layer is absent in Gram positive bacteria. Some of the main differences between Gram positive bacteria and Gram. In gram-negative bacteria, tetrapeptide chains extending from each NAM unit are directly cross-linked, whereas in gram-positive bacteria, these tetrapeptide chains are linked by pentaglycine cross-bridges. Peptidoglycan subunits are made inside of the bacterial cell and then exported and assembled in layers, giving the cell its shape.

    Bacterial Iron - Slime depositing in toilet tanks or fouling water filters and softeners is a good indication of the presence of bacterial iron. Iron bacteria live by obtaining energy through the oxidation of ferrous iron to ferric iron and utilize the resulting CO2 to create organic molecules for their existence. The ferric binding protein (FbpA) transports iron across the periplasmic space of certain Gram-negative bacteria and is an important component involved in iron acquisition by pathogenic Neisseria spp. (Neisseria gonorrheae and Neisseria meningitidis).Previous work has demonstrated that the synergistic anion, required for tight Fe 3+ sequestration by FbpA, also plays a key role in inserting Fe.


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Intrabacterial iron storage in gram-negative bacteria by Martha Ann McCabe Download PDF EPUB FB2

BACTERIAL IRON AND HEME ACQUISITION SYSTEMS. The optimal iron concentration for growth of most bacteria is much higher than the concentration that is freely accessible in the mammalian host ().For example, in vitro studies indicate that a siderophore mutant strain of Escherichia coli requires μM iron for growth, and the growth rate of this strain increases as iron concentrations are Cited by: Iron Withholding and Acquisition in Host-Pathogen Interactions.

Most research with respect to iron and infection has focused on mechanisms by which mammalian hosts and pathogens compete for transition metals (Zaharik et al., ; Schaible and Kaufmann, ).Studies have also indicated the presence of extracellular iron-storage protein homologs in invertebrates such as crabs, worms and Cited by: Enteric Gram-negative bacteria, including Escherichia coli, biosynthesize and deploy the triscatecholate siderophore enterobactin (Ent) in the vertebrate host to acquire iron, an essential nutrient.

We report that Ent–Cipro, a synthetic siderophore–antibiotic conjugate based on the native Ent platform that harbors an alkyl linker at one of the catechols with a ciprofloxacin cargo attached Cited by:   Growth of sentinel gram-negative bacteria in human serum before and after oral iron supplementation.

Typhimurium Intrabacterial iron storage in gram-negative bacteria book, E. coli (B) and Y. entercolitica Cited by: Publisher Summary. This chapter focuses on iron transport in gram-positive and acid-fast bacilli. The need for continued flow of iron into rapidly dividing cells, together with the pronounced tendency of iron to form unavailable complexes at environmental conditions preferred by most biological species, have required microbial cells to construct unique iron-gathering systems.

The list of infectious disease agents whose virulence is enhanced by iron continues to increase. 5 These pathogens include bacteria (Gram-negative and Gram-positive), fungi, and viruses. Table 1. Organisms whose growth in body fluids, cells, tissues, and intact vertebrate hosts is known to be stimulated by excess iron.

The list of infectious disease agents whose virulence is enhanced by iron continues to increase.5 These pathogens include bacteria (Gram-negative and Gram-positive), fungi, and viruses. Table 1. Organisms whose growth in body fluids, cells, tissues, and intact vertebrate hosts is known to be stimulated by excess iron.

Ferrous iron ions are believed to diffuse freely through the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria, with subsequent transport through the inner membrane by the ABC transporter FeoABC.

This system is conserved in many species, and it was first discovered in the. All bacteria, both pathogenic and saprophytic, are unicellular organisms that reproduce by binary fission. Most bacteria are capable of independent metabolic existence and growth, but species of Chlamydia and Rickettsia are obligately intracellular organisms.

Bacterial cells are extremely small and are most conveniently measured in microns ( m). They range in size from large cells such as.

Whilst most of the microorganisms recognized as exoelectrogens are Gram-negative bacteria, the electrogenicity of Gram-positive bacteria has not been. Diglycine Enables Rapid Intrabacterial Hydrolysis for Activating Anbiotics against Gram‐negative Bacteria. Angewandte Chemie(31), DOI: /ange Gram-negative bacteria, like Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Vibrio cholerae, Yersinia pestis, and Neisseris meningitidis contain redundant, TonB-dependent iron uptake pathways.

that either internalize ferric siderophores or strip the metal from eukaryotic iron proteins. Gram-positive bacteria, like. Intracellular iron storage receptors to expropriate siderophores from heterologous bacteria, and ferric iron reductases and transporters for the acquisition of free inorganic iron.

While many of these systems are highly conserved between diverse genera of bacteria, others are constrained to specific pathogenic species and are a reflection. The cell envelope of gram-negative bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa consists of three different layers, the outer membrane, the peptidoglycan.

1. Introduction. A growing number of gram-negative bacteria has been reported to secrete outer membrane vesicles (OMV) whose functions are frequently involved in the delivery of active substances to a host and/or the modulation of a host immune response; for recent reviews see Amano et al.

(), Ellis and Kuehn (), MacDonald and Kuehn (), Berleman and Auer (), and. This study examined the effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticles on boar semen.

Beltsville thawing solution without antibiotics was used to extend ejaculates from 5 boars (4 ejaculates/boar). Semen samples of control group (C) and group with Fe3O4 (Fe; mg/mL semen) were incubated under routine boar semen storage temperature (17 °C) for h and nanoparticles were removed by a magnetic field.

Sawatzki G, Hoffman F, Kubanek B. The role of iron binding proteins, lactoferrin and transferrin, in Salmonella typhimurium infections in mice. In: Structure and function of iron storage and transport proteins, edited by Urushizaki, I.

and et al, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. Iron storage systems have been well studied in eukaryotes and some gram-negative bacteria, but much less is known about the iron storage mechanisms of gram-positive bacteria. Ferritin-like proteins have been described for Listeria innocua (5), but these proteins share homology with the mammalian L chain ferritins and the DPS family of stress.

Ferric binding protein (FbpA) is part of an elaborate iron piracy mechanism evolved in Gram-negative bacteria, shuttling iron in the periplasmic space, from the outer to the cytoplasmic membrane side. We address how the dissociation process of iron is facilitated, since the binding constant of iron is on the.

An improved understanding of the diversity and composition of microbial communities carrying antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) and virulence genes (V. In Gram-negative bacteria an iron-deficient state is required for both induction of desferri-siderophores and overproduction of the cognate outer membrane receptor proteins.

Thus, maximal transport rates are influenced significantly by the amount of expressed membrane receptors.ABC-type ATPases selectively import manganese, zinc, nickel or iron across the cytoplasmic membranes of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, aided by.

: The intricacies of the TonB complex in Gram-negative bacteria: A substantial review of iron uptake complexes and colicin activity allows the academic research within to be appreciated (): Slavinskaya, Zoya: Books.