Shigella dysentariae

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Noun1.Shigella dysentariae - a bacillus that causes dysentery
shigella - rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some are pathogenic for warm-blooded animals; can be used as a bioweapon
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The ability of Shigella dysentariae to transport and utilize heme was an iron source is dependent on the iron-regulated expression of a number of genes including the one for the cytoplasmic protein ShuS.