A natural carbohydrate substrate for Mycobacterium tuberculosis methionine sulfoxide reductase A

S.A. Stalford, M.A. Fascione, W.B. Turnbull, S.J. Sasindran, S. Dhandayuthapani, D. Chatterjee

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Enzymatic reduction of the methylsulfinylxylofuranosyl (MSX) groups in lipoarabinomannan provides proof of the absolute configuration of MSX and a possible biochemical mechanism for oxidative protection in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)110-112
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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