Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: a hydroxamate siderophore

Superclasses: a hydroxamate
a secondary metabolitea siderophore

Child Classes: a mycobactin (0), a pyoverdine (0)

desferrioxamine B,
ferrichrome with no bound iron

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
2 Fe2+ + 2 a siderophore + NADP+ + H+ ← 2 an Fe(III)-siderophore + NADPH

Created 15-Dec-2009 by Caspi R, SRI International


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