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TonB dependent receptors

Alex Rickard arickard at aol.com
Wed Oct 10 08:54:59 EST 2001


Hi, 

Does anyone know what a TonB-dependent receptor actually does (apart
from enhancing iron uptake) and more importantly could it be an
adhesin? I am aware of a reference that indicates that a TonB
dependent receptor (IHA from E.coli) may aid in adhesion but this is
all I can find.

Thanks,

Alex Rickard

Dr. A. Rickard
University of Manchester
UK




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