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Characterization of lipoprotein IRP1 from Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which is regulated by the diphtheria toxin repressor (DtxR) and iron



Characterization of lipoprotein IRP1 from Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which is regulated by the diphtheria toxin repressor (DtxR) and iron



Infection and Immunity 65(12): 5364-5367



The Corynebacterium diphtheriae irp1 gene is negatively regulated by DtxR and iron. The nucleotide sequence of irp1 revealed that it has homology with genes involved in iron acquisition. Expression of the irp1 gene showed that it encodes a lipoprotein (IRP1) with a predicted size of 38 kDa.

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