Zelene Edith Vázquez-Zamorano et al.
Biometals : an international journal on the role of metal ions in biology, biochemistry, and medicine, 27(4), 683-693 (2014-06-19)
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a gram positive encapsulated bacterium responsible of septicaemia and upper respiratory infections in children. This pathogen requires iron to survive in the host, which it can obtain of haemoglobin (Hb) or haem. Only two Hb-binding membrane proteins