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enterobactin


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N′, N′, N″‐tris(2,3‐dihydroxybenzoyl)‐2,6,10‐trioxo‐1,5,9‐trioxacyclododecane‐3,7,11‐triamine; a siderochrome of the catechol‐derivative variety produced by certain members of the Enterobacteriaceae, e.g. Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp. It is the cyclic self‐triester (trilactide) of N‐(2,3‐dihydroxybenzoyl)‐l‐serine, and a product of the shikimate pathway.

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Subjects: Chemistry.


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