The key role played by iron, as well as other transition metals, in microbial metabolism is investigated in this volume. Topics covered include: iron chelation and siderophores; receptor-mediated bacterial iron transport; and the nitogenases.
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Iron chelation and siderophores; biosynthetic and regulatory aspects of fungal siderphores; receptor-mediated bacterial iron transport; structure and biochemistry of methane monooxygenase enzyme systems; tungsten-containing aldehyde ferredoxin oxidoreductases; the nitrogenases.
Gunther Winkelmann (University of Tubingen, Germany) (Author)